Saturday, December 1, 2012

Is Walkabout Cambodia's Sleaziest Bar?

VICE, Dec 1, 2012

I'm in one of the most disgusting freelancer bars in Cambodia. "It's like low tide," my Eton-educated companion snidely observes. Gazing out at the flotsam and jetsam of Phnom Penh's expat scene, I'm forced to agree. 
Smack in the middle of Phnom Penh's busy nightclub area, Walkabout is a bar and hotel that really doesn't have much going for it. Other than the fact it's open 24 hours and is the preferred hangout for dozens of the city's methamphetamine-ravaged prostitutes – or, as Cambodians euphemistically call them, taxi girls – and the sex pests who love them.

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