Thai Cambodian border
is a very busy place with the usual king
of a chaotic atmosphere
Road to Siem Reap, considering the
driving style of the people you better
pray to Buddha to get you through
without accident it could be useful.
Actually this is a Buddha statues work
shop and they do a good business,
Bangkok Siem Reap.
After arriving at the Thai Cambodian
border and ignoring the guys who
want "to help" go straight to the border
and be aware that around 30 meters
before the Cambodian immigration there
is a office at the right side to pay the
visa, don't pass here without paying
otherwise they send you back again.
the immigration counter are plenty of
people cueing but it goes relatively
Plenty of local people move goods back
and forward, its a very busy place.
After being through try to find one or
more to take a taxi together.
taxi its around a 3 hour ride to Siem
the road is good only the driving
style of the people reminds to Kamikaze,
price for the taxi is around $ 20,- all
together, they will also drop you at the
hotel in Siem Reap.
Don't forget to
write down the tel no.of the hotel so
that the driver can call them to find
It is necessary to do the hotel booking
Countryside between the border and Siem
Reap. The area is totally flat with some
hills in the distance, the road is much
better as it was some years ago.
Cambodian wedding, because of the
problems with the mad
Khmer Rough in the
past the country has much more female
than men, this creates somehow a
unbalance although its still dominated
by the guys to the outside world but the
women know very well what's going on.