Phnom Penh means different things to different people. On AmaWaterways Riches of the Mekong, Phnom Penh means the hustle and bustle of a big city, great food and a reminders of the Vietnam war. This post is one in a series about our river cruise trip with AmaWaterways. Our last post, All aboard discussed our trip from Siem Reap and our first day on the ship, the AmaDara.
After a bit of a drive from Siem Reap we reach our destination - the AmaWaterways AmaDara. As noted in the title, this is one of a series of blog posts. To catch up, read our last two posts from Siem Reap. First on Anchor Wat and next on Khmer Temples. All posts describe the Riches of the Mekong river cruise from AmaWaterways.
The Mekong River basin is central to understanding the Khmer temples of the ancient Khmer Empire. This post is the fourth in our series about our AmaWaterways Riches of the Mekong trip. Yesterday we explored Angkor Wat. We are still in Siem Reap and today we visit several other temples from the ancient Khmer Empire.
In the first and second parts of this series, we listed 10 river cruise comparison points. To review they are the ship design, the excursions, bicycles, the wine, the food, dining accommodations, ship spaciousness, terms and conditions, single supplement waivers and ownership.
River Cruise comparisons are easier if you know the right questions to ask. We looked at five categories in our first post. Here we look at five more important points of comparison.
I just want to share my 10 seconds of fame. While it's not quite the Andy Warhol's "15 minutes of fame", it's still pretty exciting! During the noon newscast on Feb 9th, 2018 on CBS, between 100 and 150 million people saw a version of the following video: