Chong Khneas + Phnom Krom
Thursday 19th November
Got up at 5.30am and had breakfast around 6.30 in our "usual", an eatery next door where no one spoke much English and the other patrons were all locals. Then took a tuk-tuk down to Chong Khneas, the port we had landed at.
The cruise tours from Chong Khneas are a monopoly of a Vietnamese company and they were charging an outrageous $30 per person, so we decided not to do one and just wandered around on foot. There was plenty to see in the village — a school, a volleyball game, people working, houses, etc. — and visiting the little GECKO (Greater Environment Chong Khneas Office) office is free. At 8.30 in the morning it was rather pleasant!