How awesome where those temples?? That would probably be the best day of my trip. The end of the day was spent at the beautiful West Baray Lake. Perfect hidden spot for good Cambodian food and laying out in a hammock while others swim. Ended the day with a trip to market and actually found some jackfruit.
I ended up doing a crazy thing and booking a rather expensive (for Cambodia at least) quad trip around Siem Reap.
I did the “Discover” tour:
This 45 Kilometer trip through the countryside surrounding Siem Reap is a perfect way to discover the area and what it’s like ride an All Terrain Vehicle.
Personal tour guide and everything. That tour is $60USD and I definitely recommend this company if you do it. They pick you up at your hotel by tuk tuk and take you home. Short tutorial in the beginning and then off you go. The morning tours are the best before it starts to get too hot… which in Cambodia is all the time. We even stopped for breakfast in a small village outside the city. $1 for a noodle breakfast is something you definitely can’t beat!
By this point, it was definitely time to pack up and head back home. We were actually late making our bus and our driver had to haul us across the city to meet it at the final check point before leaving the city. Cue awkward stares as we got on the bus. Thank goodness we had already booked seats, haha.
Sadly, not long after this, things went wrong with the school and the “agent” that brought me over. Don’t go to teachersincambodia if you want to actually teach in Cambodia. She’ll screw you over. The decided that I didn’t need to be paid because of a silly rumor. I left. Booked a flight and I was gone. headed home for a bit. It was good to be home for the first time in a long time 🙂