Dream soon to be reality!! ... What should I pack???

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Re: Dream soon to be reality!! ... What should I pack???

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Western size condoms. :hattip:
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Combination lock for your bags not a key lock then you don't have to carry keys around or hide them for someone to find
Enjoy
And bring sence of humour you'll need it even for just reading this web site
I'm standing up, so I must be straight
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:ugeek:
clutchcargo wrote: Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:38 pm Western size condoms. :hattip:
Yep you don't want to get to know how the lambs fell at docking time
I'm standing up, so I must be straight
What's a poor man do when the blues keep following him around.
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A reserve girl friend?
just in case you can't find one here

Yeah i know, 'sounds ridiculous - but statistics say it is going to happen to some poor bloke one day.
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Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote: Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:48 am You could bring some punctuality as a gift for locals.
And a bit of common sense :shock:
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SternAAlbifrons wrote:
John Bingham wrote: Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:55 pm Havaianas or similar
I am a committed devotee of the originals, only. They are one of the few things i still import.
There's at least 4 legit Havaianas stores in Phnom Penh. Why import them?
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epidemiks wrote: Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:33 pm
SternAAlbifrons wrote:
John Bingham wrote: Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:55 pm Havaianas or similar
I am a committed devotee of the originals, only. They are one of the few things i still import.
There's at least 4 legit Havaianas stores in Phnom Penh. Why import them?
I obviously don't spend enough time investigating the shoe shop scene in Phnom Penh. chuckle.
Anyway no big drama, like my only other pair of shoes, Rossi boots**, they last for years.

** Rossi boots, Aust, US$110-ish delivered to Koh Kong, with tracking. 18 months ago.
https://everythingaustralian.com.au/sho ... boots.html
My choice; 303 Endurer, Claret
city folk may prefer a flatter sole
Best boots for Cambodia i have seen, for every occasion
and the elastic sides are so easy to slip on and off.

Caution; don't bother buying them if you are not prepared to put up with the slight discomfort of wearing them in, or to polish them regularly.
So they are not really suitable gifts for locals. (it cost me $110 bucks to find that out)
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clutchcargo wrote: Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:38 pm Western size condoms. :hattip:
Extra small then :stir:
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Your post reminded me of the excitement I felt when I first moved here. It's a great adventure, especially if it's been three years in the making.

As others have pointed out, you can find most things you need here BUT a lot of it can be quite difficult to find, especially when you're new. I'm not sure where you're from but for most westerners, when they want to buy something, they know exactly which shop or online store to go to to buy it. There's no Amazon / eBay / Walmart / Best Buy here. You will find yourself using the internet a lot to find out / ask people where to find the things you need, but for me, it all adds to the adventure. The more you have to hunt for the things you want, the more you'll learn about Cambodia.

Have a great adventure!
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most things you can just buy in country as and when you need it
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