Rick Steves' Pocket London by Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw
By Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw
Rick Steves’ Pocket guidebooks actually are a “tour consultant on your pocket.” every one colourful, compact booklet comprises Rick’s suggestion for prioritizing it slow, no matter if you're spending one or seven days in a urban. every little thing a hectic traveller wishes is simple to entry: an area assessment, urban walks and excursions, attractions, convenient nutrients and lodgings charts, an appendix choked with info on journey making plans and practicalities, and a fold-out urban map.
Included in Rick Steves' Pocket London—
Sights: the nationwide Portrait Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate glossy, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bankside Walk
Walks and excursions: the Westminster stroll, Westminster Abbey travel, nationwide Gallery journey, West finish stroll, British Museum journey, British Library travel, the town stroll, St. Paul’s Cathedral journey, and Tower of London travel
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Anniversary of the coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni. The palace is lit up beautifully at night. October 29. Birthday of the King Father, Holiday for His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk. October 31. N OVEMBER November Water Festival. This celebrates the reversing of the current in the Tonle Sap River and marks the beginning of the fishing season. Dramatic longboat races are held in Phnom Penh with teams coming from all around the country. The city fills up with droves of visitors from the provinces.
March 8. A PRIL Khmer New Year (Chaul Chhnam Thmey). Along with Ph’chum Benh and the Water Festival, Khmer New Year is one of the most important and popular holidays of the year, celebrated for 3 days in mid-April. The festival is all about water in daily life, and during this festival you will experience the reality of water over and over again (though unlike in neighboring countries, the Cambodian authorities have controlled it from becoming too out of hand). April 14 to April 16, 2010; April 13 to April 15, 2011.
In Phnom Penh Temp. (°F) Temp. 7 30 CAMBODIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P TO C A M B O D I A For an exhaustive list of events beyond those listed here, check http://events. com, where you’ll find a searchable, up-to-the-minute roster of what’s happening in cities all over the world. CAMBODIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS 3 J ANUARY International New Year’s Day. Your standard countdown and party, sans Dick Clark. January 1. Liberation Day. This holiday commemorates the fall of the Khmer Rouge in 1979 and honors those lost during the regime’s rule and subsequent wars.