Pursat is a nice little town, with a lot of friendly locals. When I asked where I could buy some school supplies to send back to Osoam Village, everyone wanted to help. Especially the little girl at the front desk. She even showed me her books, and explained where in the market I can find them.
The market is only 2 blocks away, and was easy to find. Tones of vendors, and weird things to see. I only wish I could explain the smell. Wow, a little strong for me. I guess it is like working on a farm back home, you just have to get used to it.
I was able to find the school books and coloring pencils. There was 10 kids in the school, so I bought 15 of each item to send back.
Some of the stuff I got.
The hotel contacted someone who is going to Osoam and delivered the stuff for only $1 the next day.
I stayed in Pursat for 3 nights. There wasn’t anything really exciting in the town, but 4 days gives me time to explorer and meet locals.
Here are some of the pictures from Pursat.
On my last day, I was chatting with the young staff girl, and I was going to reserve a bus to Siem Reap, when she told me the bus also stops at Battambang. So, I asked her what is there to see, she said, “I don’t know, but they have bats.” She has never been there.
So, for $3 dollars, and 1.5 hour bus ride, why not. I am going to Battambang.
Goodbye to a friendly little town!