Otres Village - What has it become?

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Otres Village - What has it become?

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Hey, I left Otres in May this year and am wondering how much has changed since then? I've heard there is a lot of Chinese development and new guest houses in the village.
I'll be moving to Cambodia in December and wonder if these places are going to have the same appeal?

Does anyone have recent photos of Otres 1 & Otres Village? Please post!
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There's a few YouTube videos taken a few months ago. It's from a dash camera so not phone quality but still shows the mess.

I hear a casino is going the other side of the river/pagoda and there's going to be a Chinese village there!

Crazy. I was told 18 months ago to buy land there. Kicking myself now.
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I was there in July/Aug. and it's a shit hole! You wouldn't think it's possible, but you can be simultaneously slogging through the ubiquitous mud and breathing clouds of choking dust (kicked up by the endless parade of huge trucks & cement mixers for the gigantic Chinese developments) at the same time. Add to that almost everyone (except the Khmers) is stoned out their minds...
You could be next.
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Brendianne wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:58 pm Hey, I left Otres in May this year and am wondering how much has changed since then? I've heard there is a lot of Chinese development and new guest houses in the village.
I'll be moving to Cambodia in December and wonder if these places are going to have the same appeal?

Does anyone have recent photos of Otres 1 & Otres Village? Please post!
i think only minor changes to Otres compared to SHV,
if you was to say maybe 4-5 years ago, then yeah im guessing you can say a lots changed, but only a few months ago? will be minor in comparison to SHV
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So, officially Scenic-Ville is China town?

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Here now. Looks like a bomb went off.
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Such a shame :(
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There was drone footage on here just a couple of weeks ago, the whole place is virtually unrecognisable from when I knew it just a few years ago 2014-18

I remember walking along the beach from the pier to Otres on my last visit, the sound of all the pile-drivers deafening, such a shame
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yesh i was down there a couple of weeks ago, otres 1+2 as you once knew it isnt there anymore, gone, theres a new wide road with footpaths n street lamps that run all the way from the golden lions to otres 2 now also
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