Boat trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Getting into Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is easy. $15 boat ticket includes a bit of touring around river town before the border and the boat trip to the Cambodian capital without hassle.(Visa fee for Cambodia is extra.)

A fish farm on a floating house shows how the life goes on the river with fish. This makes my decision firm that I would not eat any Mekong fish that are farmed.(You know what I mean)

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The house also doubles as a souvenir shop.

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This boat only takes us to the border and another boat from Cambodian side will take us over.

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Stopping for a visit to a Muslim village before it gets to the border on Vietnam side of the river.

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A charcoal fired fruit pan cake ?

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Watermelons size of a baby tomato.

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Walking back to the boat.

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Now reving up for the border on Mekong river. Rice, river sand, cement are on the move on the junk ships.

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Cambodian Visa fee for the arrival is US$30, but the boat man charges us $35 for a person and the extra $5 is for their service charge? What service? Pointing their finger to the Visa office?  I could have resisted against overcharging but everyone else seems to be O.K. Keep this money in US dollar in advance. A month visa is issued for many nationalities.

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Now a boat from Cambodia takes us over to Phnom Penh.

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Google Map shows We are on the Cambodian side of the river.

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Welcome to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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