Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by jaynewcastle » Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:06 am

Another drugs overdose /in Cambodia ?

Feel sorry for the Cambodian people who find & have to clear up the mess
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by boozyoldman » Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:17 am

You mean that Ozzie journalists (BOO! HISS!) will lift a story completely - without even bothering to rewrite it much,
let alone give due attribution OR ANY PAYMENT?

The utter rotters!

The photo of the deceased in his passport looks like a grainy image of a man rescued after being lost in the outback
for a few weeks.

And isn't he old enough not to be messing about with drugs?
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by Sailorman » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:00 am

202? I've stayed in that room many times. Now I stay at the Luxx on St.136 and have been recommended the Silver River on St. 174. They must have had fun (not) getting the stiff body down that stairway at the Tonle Sap.
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:22 am

hometown suites, next door, is better than silver river, ( get new room 505) huge room and windows over the back parking lot and half the price

Back in 2008 i spent 1 month (top floor) in the Tonle sap GH. those stairs are a bitch
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by Luigi » Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:42 pm

phuketrichard wrote:hometown suites, next door, is better than silver river, ( get new room 505) huge room and windows over the back parking lot and half the price

Back in 2008 i spent 1 month (top floor) in the Tonle sap GH. those stairs are a bitch
Have they updated the door locks? When I went to view after remodel they still had key in door knob lock. Can open with a CC, piece of plastic bottle or just about anything flexible.

IIRC Hometown was asking $20 & I ws at S. River for $23.
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:34 pm

LOL, been staying at hometown since 2008, same keys but never had anything stolen and always great service. I do like the elevator now as room 505 is great
do u get a window at sl for $23??? dont think so as there rooms on booking.com are cheapest $35 and on their site $41
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by rgood » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:56 pm

Has anyone notified Marks Family in Australia?
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Post by Username Taken » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:12 pm

rgood wrote:Has anyone notified Marks Family in Australia?
Presumably the Australian Embassy would deal with that sort of thing.

Did you know Mark personally?
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by rgood » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:20 pm

i had worked with Mark in the past, and considered him a friend
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Re: Australian Tourist Mark Allen Dies From Apparent Drug Overdose at The Pickled Parrot, Street 104 in Phnom Penh, Camb

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:42 pm

rgood wrote:Has anyone notified Marks Family in Australia?
Hi rgood,
I would say that his family has been notified since it 's reported in the mainstream Australia news now.
Sorry about your friend, but it would be really good if you could get the word out that a lot of foreigners have been dying from drugs in Cambodia recently. Maybe that will prevent more deaths.
Just do a search on Cambodia drug deaths. Sometimes they are listed as heart attacks, but we (expats watching the news) know that there has been an increase in drug-related deaths.
Sorry about your friend. Get the word out if you want to do something for him.People are dying. Not sure why but loads of foreigners are ODing/dying, presumably from smack, in Phnom Penh Cambodia.
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