Sihanoukville Cambodia Mother Nature Playing Nightly
ihanoukville is a sleepy described as being like a beach
beach town in Cambodia on resort in Thailand sans the
the Gulf of Thailand. In tourist masses. Rooms on the
December, the beach is a great beach will set you back five to
place to watch Mother Nature do 10 dollars a night, which isn't
her thing in spectacular fashion. much to watch a spectacular light
Sihanoukville Mother nature has a habit of
burning off excess energy in the
Named after a Cambodian King, Gulf of Thailand every December.
Sihanoukville isn't easy to get This particular metaphysical yoga
to, but it is worth the hassle. comes in the form of lightning.
If you're coming from Thailand, Lots of it.
the best choice is to cross the
border at Koh Kong and grab a Starting around nine in the
boat to Sihanoukville. The boat evening, the sky becomes a
takes roughly four hours, but cascade of rolling thunder and
beats taking on Cambodian roads, bolts of blazing light. The
which are pure hell. If you're entire show takes place maybe
coming from any location inside twenty miles or so offshore, so
of Cambodia, try to get to the you get all of the effect without
major highway between Phnom Penh the risk.
and Sihanoukville as it is the
only road without potholes, The best place to watch Mother
missing bridges, etc. Nature do her thing is Ochheuteal
Beach. The beach is long and
Sihanoukville bends up and around narrow, but lined with little
a point of land on the Gulf of restaurants. The tables for these
Thailand. The town can best be restaurants consist of small
footstools sitting between to enhance the impact, the
beach chairs next to the water. restaurants have a habit of
The food is good and you won't playing music. As the show
find a better seat in the house progresses, one starts to get the
for the light show. feeling the lightning is
happening in synchronicity with
The light show is incredibly the music.
captivating. The entire sky will
light up in one blast to then be Hey, maybe Mother Nature likes
followed by a trail of lightning Pink Floyd!
strikes moving across the sky. To
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