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by Pigbagdog
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Cambodia in General
Topic: Cambodian roads.
Replies: 190
Views: 3640

Re: Cambodian roads.

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This is a beautiful construction, but as far as I can tell it's from Kanchanaburi in Thailand. They do have similar bridges here but I've never seen them with steps.
by Pigbagdog
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Cambodia in General
Topic: Cambodian roads.
Replies: 190
Views: 3640

Re: Cambodian roads.

Bad Pritt wrote:Image


That is a work of genius!
by Pigbagdog
Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Cambodia in General
Topic: Cambodias first public rest rooms.
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Cambodias first public rest rooms.

The ones on the riverside and in the playground at Wat Botum are more portaloo style, but the others I mentioned were permanent concrete structures. The ones on 178 near the museum had quite a nice 50s/60s design, but there were way too many undesirables to ever go near them. I don't know about Wat ...
by Pigbagdog
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Cambodia in General
Topic: Cambodias first public rest rooms.
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Cambodias first public rest rooms.

They are hardly the first, there were public toilets on the corners of the park in front of the museum, at the park on 106/108 and along the riverside. Unfortunately families often move into them.
by Pigbagdog
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Cambodia Lifestyle
Topic: Japanese Asahi beer comes back to the kingdom after some years of absence
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Re: Japanese Asahi beer comes back to the kingdom after some years of absence

It was the cheapest beer you could get here about 10 years ago. I bought a couple of cans recently and they cost $1.40 each (from a Kiwi Mart).
by Pigbagdog
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Cambodia in the News
Topic: Phnom Penh: Drama as Sierra Leone woman has her bag stolen.
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Phnom Penh: Drama as Sierra Leone woman has her bag stolen.

In the backpack, which takes away that money, $ 1,800 mobile passport 1 1 1 and ATM cards.


Why do people carry all that important stuff in a bag that can easily be stolen?
by Pigbagdog
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Cambodia History&Culture
Topic: Random historical pictures.
Replies: 122
Views: 2316

Re: Random historical pictures.

Bad Pritt wrote:No further info;

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That's Sin Sisamouth.

Interesting blog by the way; is it yours?


Yes but I lost access to it years ago...
by Pigbagdog
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Cambodia History&Culture
Topic: Random historical pictures.
Replies: 122
Views: 2316

Re: Random historical pictures.

Bad Pritt wrote:Phnom Penh, Undated...

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Those people are cheering the Khmer Rouge soldiers entering the city on April 17th 1975.
by Pigbagdog
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Cambodia History&Culture
Topic: Random historical pictures.
Replies: 122
Views: 2316

Re: Random historical pictures.

Phnom Penh, 1870. Phnom Daun Penh and Koh Pich. http://i.imgur.com/5HQmHgI.jpg Good collection, however that's not Koh Pich in the picture. The Bassac river used to flow along Sothearous, in front of Psah Kapko /Wat Svay Pape. There has been a huge amount of reclamation and the river is now much fu...

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