The Horrifying Truth
The Killing Fields
I saw light, like the sunrise, when I got to the border but I felt nervous until today - when I get complete freedom. - Dith Pran
We started the day mentally preparing for the day excursion to the infamous Killing Fields. We bargained with the tuk tuk driver to take us for a total of $10 USD there and back and opting out of going to S21.
One Big Bus!
Our Bus Adventure from Don Det, Laos to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
If you are patient in a moment of anger, you will spare yourself one hundred days of tears. - Cambodian Proverb
One Big Bus - yeah right! We purchased our tickets the night before for 240,000 kip which included the boat back to Naka Song. The man assured us that we would be riding in "one" big bus the whole time but that is definitely not what happened!
So let me tell you how our 15 hour, three different buses trip went...
No Mans Land
Laos to Cambodia - Border Crossing Facts
Negotiate a river by following its bends, enter a country by following its customs - Cambodian Proverb
Welcome to my first published blog post! Since this is fresh in my mind, I will start with a bit more factual post of the Laos to Cambodia border crossing and I'll discuss the actual 15 hour adventure in the next post.
So here it goes...
Julie traveled through Cambodia from November 2015 until December 9, 2015