I thought I would check my website see if I was getting any visitors the other morning only to find I could not access it. Not on my computer, not on my phone or any other computers. What the hell was going on. After over 2 hours of panic searching on the web convinced my site had been hacked I finally found the problem.
Hobolife had been closed down!!!
C’mon, pick up, pick up. “Hello“. Bopha is that you? “Yeah hello. Wha u wan?” she sounded as groggy as hell. Bopha it’s me. Hobo. Are you still coming to Siem Reap? Its 6am and you were supposed to meet me here at my digs. The tuk tuk comes soon and the boat is booked. Are you still coming? “Yeah….. Who is it?” Sigh! Bopha its me Hobo. Remember? You are still coming yeah? “Yeah. Send tuk tuk round to my house.” Yeah ok Bopha. See you soon. Click! (There was no click because it was a mobile phone but I thought it added atmosphere)
Boat to Siem Reap going across Tonle Sap lake
So this was the start of my trip to Siem reap by boat. Not a good start but hey lets see how it goes yeah?
4 hours on a small cramped bus and I was finally at my destination. A small unremarkable town in the middle of nowhere. It is such a quiet place it literally closes up at 9.30. Shops, restaurants everything, the full town just shuts down. Not a lot here for the Hobo you might think, or is there????
This is as exciting as it gets