A Small Tour around Phnom Pehn

Phnom Pehn is not a bad city. For a few dollars, you can grab a Tuk Tuk and get to most places. Of course, along the river is a great place to run in the morning.

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You need to get out around 5:00 AM to avoid the heat.  Since by 8:00 in the morning, it will be 90 degrees out.

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And it gets pretty crowded. Between 5 AM and 8 AM, thousands of people will line the boardwalk and dance, play badminton, a version of “hacky sack” and also the favorite Zumba collections.

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Here they were dancing right in front of the presidential palace. (sorry for the bad pic while running)

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For a better picture, we went and checked out the Presidential Palace.

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It was definitely popular. Unfortunately, you cannot go in or even take any pictures of the inside.

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It was kind of cool to know that the royalty was on the premised while we were visiting (you can tell by the blue flag that was flying).

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Lots of interesting sites and people to observe in the capital city.

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The grounds and buildings are definitely worth checking out if you visit Phnom Pehn. The huge stupas were pretty impressive with all their intricate carvings and detail.

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We also made a quick stop at the National Museum. Unfortunately, they don’t really let you take pictures outside of the garden and entrance.

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But if you want to see some of the best statues and remains from the various temples around Cambodia, the national museum in Phnom Pehn is the place to tour.

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