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Bric-a-Brac hotel/BnB in Battambang..Now closed.?

Posted by debstee on 14/2/2021 at 01:03

Just saw that the two guys who ran the Bric-a-Brac hotel/BnB in Battambang have suddenly left. The website is no longer active. http://www.bric-a-brac.asia/ Any word what happened?

#1 debstee has been a member since 3/2/2019. Posts: 2

Posted by amnicoll on 24/2/2021 at 11:45

this was on Trip Advisor

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g303666-i11521-k13488777-Bric_a_Brack_Hotel_BnB_Has_Closed_For_Good-Battambang_Battambang_Province.html

#2 amnicoll has been a member since 10/1/2005. Location: United Kingdom. Posts: 976

Posted by erikdavids on 21/5/2021 at 21:26

Hi, My name is Erik and i am 23 years old. 
I come from Denmark. 
I am looking for a monastery where i can stay under my healing process. 
I have been in a extreme pain for many years, and i found my healing throug meditation and yoga. 
Described in short terms, has my body been in pain because i in my mind my hole life has been in a constantly state of fear, and my body has reacted by a freeze condition. 
To come through this, i have to get stronger, live the right way and be diciplined. 
That is why i am now looking for a monestary in Asia or europe to stay for about 7-8 months.  
Doe to the corona virus it has been very difficult to find any monestary's. 
There fore i am very open to any opourtunity. 
I will off course be Vacinated befoer travel.
I hope you can help me, 
best regards 

#3 erikdavids has been a member since 22/5/2021. Posts: 6

Posted by exacto on 28/5/2021 at 14:46

Hi Erik,

I am afraid that until the pandemic is declared over you will have a difficult time finding a monastery to accept a foreign visitor. As an example, right now Thailand is allowing limited entry for travel and other purposes, but you would need to complete an expensive 14-day quarantine in an Alternative State Quarantine hotel when you arrive. Travel between provinces is also restricted.

If you are looking for a good entry level meditation program, Wat Suan Mokkh in Surat Thani Province, Thailand offers 10-day beginning level retreats each month. This is a popular program and very affordable. You could complete the beginning retreat then get an idea from the instructors of where you can go next to continue your journey. Unfortunately, the retreats are cancelled until further notice due to the pandemic.

You will find their English-language information at: http://www.suanmokkh-idh.org/ 

Good luck with your journey. For now, however, I suspect the best you can do is find online meditation resources or join Zoom style classes and instruction. Best wishes.

#4 exacto has been a member since 12/2/2006. Location: United States. Posts: 2,814


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