Poipet.

by Dominic Stafford

Poipet Station sits right next to the border, and will be the connecting link between the Cambodian and Thai rail networks. At the moment, however, it lies in decay as do most stations here. It’s supposed to be all done by 2013, but whilst there at the weekend, it was hard not to notice the huge border casino that now sits in the way…

A five minute walk away, we found a secret route across the border to Thailand, Used by immigrants at night. The path was very well trodden, and the bamboo bridge has just been re-constructed…

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