Scary overland trip to Sihanoukville

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Lars Magnusson, Travel Logs

SIHANOUKVILLE, 25 July 2016: Russian roulette is not a game I play. Actually, I don’t play games or gamble.

That was true until a climbed aboard a mini-bus for the transfer from Phnom Penh’s sparkling new airport terminal to Sihanoukville, 250 km  southeast of the Cambodian capital.

As the mini-bus darted through the tiniest of gaps in the traffic that choked Phnom Penh’s main highway no 4 south I got the uncomfortable feeling surviving the drive was going to be a gamble.  Read more