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i’ve always wanted to visit Cambodia but my interest lies heavily in Siem Reap, not its capital, Phnom Penh. i had been dreaming to experience it so badly, and luckily it is a dream easy to achieve. The hardest part was to convince, as speaking from experience – people would rather save the little money they have for a trip to a bigger country like Japan. But you know what, it’s incomparable.

i managed to get Oli on board. My friendship with Oli is as old as 8 years today. To the minority who believe that friendship between men and women don’t exist; let’s just say that i used to doubt that too, until time and true friendship proved otherwise. Here is the first part of our 3 days 2 nights happy adventure!

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{caught an early plane and chased after the morning moon}

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{airport mischief}

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{DON’T forget to get hello Travel SIM pack at the airport (because it’d be hard to find one outside). hello is super affordable and reliable}

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{TAXI!}

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{lake field of neon pink water lilies}

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{excitement with a whisk of happiness, a medley so pure}

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{i wondered if this river could get any browner / if a brown lake could look any nicer}

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{cruised along the river by foot into the city. check out Chic Travelista fashion post here}

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{you read it – National beer, national pride}

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{Oli’s banana leaf vegetable soup}

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{my bowl of Khmer curry}

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{my sometimes mental idea of paradise}

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{Must Visit #1 : Old Market}

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{bought Life of Pi for only RM10!}

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{the one thing i regretted not buying}

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{souvenir shopping}

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{read about my Happy (weed) Pizza experience here}

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{“It is Funny & Happy” . . . This line made us cracked out so hard i thought our stomach almost split at the sides (or perhaps it’s the pizza)}

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Rest assured, you can always rely on me to give you a good and cheap massage recommendation when on the road.

Must Visit #2: Lemongrass Garden is a lovely little spa place offering 60 minutes Khmer massages for $10, while 90 minutes Khmer massages only costs at a humble $15.

Address: 7 Sivatha Boulevard, Siem Reap, Cambodia, ☎ +855 12 387 385

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{how i felt after the Khmer massage; a fresh blossoming flower}

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{party trucks carrying bright boards and big speakers pumping you up for the night (already)}

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{Must Visit #3: Angkor National Museum}

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{as usual, not many pictures can be taken while in a museum}

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{so i took pictures of me}

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This ends our first part of Cambodia (during the day). Next up is what you can expect and do when the dark approaches.

To be continued . . .

 

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