The never-ending Train trip!

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I'm nuts, I suggested going to Cambodia by train...but we spend like 6 hours in a 3rd class Thai train for 200 km... 2 days ago I was in a Shinkansen doing  500km in less than 2 hours ha ha ha. But on the other hand, I like it! Our train depparts at 5.50 AM from Bangkok and arrived at Aranyapayet arround 12h :lol

Thai people are amazing I still remember a young couple that give us one seat for being Aioh and me together... and she stays 3 or 4 hours sit on her BF (I think)!

Once at Aranyaprathet we look for a Tuk-Tuk that drive us to the Border (like 10 minutes).

 

Houston, I have a problem!

During all of this trip, many massagist told her that I wasn't flexible "Lady, your husband/BF/Friend is not flexible", I'm really flexible and here is a fact, I jump to the tuk tuk and CRAAAAAK! my shorts get broken on.

The crack!
..better see the pics! Grrrrrrrr, this shorts were new!! But on the other hand I have got my xxxxx really fresh, ha ha ha! This is the second time that I break a shorts jumping in a Tuk Tuk, first time I meet Aioh (in march 2008) I also broke one, but just a little bit! :(

 

Troubles

Our Tuk Tuk driver lead us directly to a trap, he stops in front of a kind of Cambodian officers that tell us they can pass us on the border without problems, because our visas are wrong, bla bla bla :p but again the Nanny save me, we lead to the market crossing the border walking and of couse millions os children come to receive us "nyam nyam", "One dollar sir" Wow! this children talks much better english than me(Ok, I will practice more :p).

I was a little bit annoyed about the conflict between Thais and Cambodia , but when we go to the cambodian border, she haven't any problems, so we are in Cambodia.

Daniel
..and more troubles again, a lot of taxi drivers, bus drivers and all kind people wanted to steal us and again I left her do

 

Daniel

While a lot of all kind drivers were trying to steal us, a guy from UK, Daniel aproach us, he looks so lost, he wanted to share the transport, no problem! Now she have to take care of 2 kids! Meanwhile i became more and more nervous, Why? She have got everything under control! Daniel also was becoming nervous:

Daniel: What happens?

JC: Don't worry she will solve it

Daniel: Sure?

JC: Let her do and you will see...

And of course she solve it by 50$ (I tell her 50$ was ok, don't spend more time reaching 40 or 45$) so 17$ each!

 

Famous bumpy road!

Yeah I heard a lot of this road and have to say that didn't deceive me, it was really Bumpy, idiot me! I expect to be in Siem Reap in a couple of hours.

The famous road
..we spend 3h! But the taxi driver was so crazy, driving on the left, right outside the road :lol, once at Siem Reap the taxi stops in front of many Tuk-Tuk and they lead us to our Hostel/hotel, so we farewell Daniel, the fare of the taxi includes the Tuk Tuk! Finally we arrive at the Hotel at 5PM!

 

 

 

 

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Crowded
Crowded
The crack!
The crack!
Daniel
Daniel
The famous road
The famous road
Breakfast
Breakfast
Were Nuts!
We're Nuts!
3rd Class
3rd Class
Nice gal let us a seat
Nice gal let us a seat
Child eating our candy!
Child eating our candy!
Lovely couple!
Lovely couple!
Happy!
Happy!
Rice
Rice
Bufals
Bufals
Ups!
Ups!
Listening to the music!
Listening to the music!
Cant more!
Can't more!
Aranyaprathet
Aranyaprathet
Aranyaprathet
Aranyaprathet
Cam War!
Cam War!
At the Tuk Tuk looking at mi Crack!
At the Tuk Tuk looking at mi Crack!
OMG!
OMG!
Going to the Border
Going to the Border
Going to Border
Going to Border
Border
Border
Entering Cambodia
Entering Cambodia
Daniel again
Daniel again
On the taxi
On the taxi
On the Taxi
On the Taxi
Golf club!
Golf club!
Poipet
photo by: iMush