Travel Blogs from Battambang, Cambodia

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Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... no problem sir!" A little bit a gentle questioning and the truth was revield; that in fact you drive (truck!) for a few hours out of Battambang jump on the "wooden boat" and get dropped off "just outside" Siem Reap. All this for a mere $15 each.   ...

Bangkok to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bangkok to Battambang

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... a dirty, dusty, crowded town full of begggars and con artists in every shape and form, and not a great introduction to Cambodia. We ended up catching a taxi to Battambang, it was either that or sit in the back of a pick-up truck on sacks of rice with too ...

Riding The Rails, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Riding The Rails

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... aromatherapy but definitely heavy on the aroma. Smelling like a pair of well done fish cakes, we arrived safely in Battambang. It's the second largest city in Cambodia yet it has a small town feel to it- there is very limited tourist activity which is a ...

All aboard!!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

All aboard!!

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... of the skulls and bones give you any indication that something horrific happened there.  One of our main reasons for visiting Battambang was the Bamboo train, which is a form of transport that a few Cambodians still use, although will soon be ...

Crazy bamboo train ride in Battambang., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Crazy bamboo train ride in Battambang.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... huge. Thankfully we didn't have to hold one of these and we're satisfied with just looking from the above walkway.  Lowlights. Battambang. The city wasnt very nice at all. It was dusty and dirty and really dark at night time. Everyone seemed to ...

Slow boats and bamboo trains, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Slow boats and bamboo trains

A travel blog entry by amy_michael

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Instead of heading straight to Siem Reap and the wonders of Angkor Wat, we decided to take a few days detour to riverside Battambang, Cambodia's second largest city. We arrived to the now expected flurry of tuk-tuk drivers surrounding our bus (on which we ...

Where you say?  A firey furnace for one, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Where you say? A firey furnace for one

A travel blog entry by will

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... opener I fear this one may go on a little. Well, from the title, you can see that I'm currently in the city of Battambang in Cambodia. How did I get here? Well, yesterday I booked a bus ticket for as far as the Cambodian border at Poipet. After that I ...

Boat trip and the Sanyang 125, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Boat trip and the Sanyang 125

A travel blog entry by faff

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... rooms for decent prices. Tuc tuc drivers out front are annoying but there is a back entrance that we started using to avoid them. Battambang at first seems a bit dingy and crap. There are many street kids that beg for food and money. We found out later ...

Free Ego Massages - Read on!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Free Ego Massages - Read on!

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Hey everyone, it's December 15th, and I"m not in Cambodia, but Thailand where I am furiously typing and editing photos for your enjoyment.  I just wanted to share something I received from a friend this past week.  Some of the Nova Scotia ...

Bamboo Trains and Gecko Café Lounging, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bamboo Trains and Gecko Café Lounging

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... which he threw at a cow for some reason. He then lost the stick, and hence the town is called 'Lost Stick Town' or 'Battambang' in Cambodian. I think some of the story may have got lost in translation! Back at the hotel we took their bikes out to Gecko ...

Tropical Downpours Begin, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Tropical Downpours Begin

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... on had turned into sinking mud.  Our bike shoes and bikes got completely bogged, by the time we arrived at the hotel in Battambang, we were an absolute muddy state. The hotel was a gem.  Showered and mud removed we hit the town and tracked down ...

The River People, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

The River People

A travel blog entry by will

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... the next day certainly made up for the disastrous journey to get there. When I first arrived in Cambodia, I was too blown away by the city of Battambang, and short of time, to check out the surrounding sites. That was the reason behind visiting the ...

Busy day in the rice bowl!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Busy day in the rice bowl!

A travel blog entry by annasam

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... our remaining journey was provided by Khmer music videos being played at an earsplitting volume. 5 and half hours later we arrived in Battambang tired, hungry and a little cranky to say the least! Luckily our hotel was a stone’s throw from the bus ...

Battambang - Templed out, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang - Templed out

A travel blog entry by roadtrip

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... fan and cable TV, happy days, but it just goes to show how much you could save by travelling with someone else. Battambang is a very small city so I wandered aimlessly around the streets, around the market, passing monks and streams of children pouring ...

Cambodia's 2nd Largest City, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia's 2nd Largest City

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Battambang...Cambodia's second largest city.  But you'd never know it when you get here.  It's quiet, slow, and peaceful without much tourism going on. To get here, however, was an adventure in itself.  I took the express boat ...

Unbelievable, Angkor, Cambodia travel blog

Unbelievable

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... will have to do it justice. Tomorrow we're off to see Angkor Wat at sunrise, and then we head to some floating village. Apparently there are about 20,000 people living on it. Bottom line is that I'm having a great time. I'm a big fan of ...

Girls take a boat ride and eat mouse+crunchy frog, Lake Tonle Sap, Cambodia travel blog

Girls take a boat ride and eat mouse+crunchy frog

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... canals to see the floating village, whose inhabitants are all/mostly Vietnamese who came in after '79 when the Vietnamese army invaded Cambodia and drove the Khmer Rouge from power. There's even a floating Christian church. Grandma, how'd you like to make ...

Battambang - Waterways Trip., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang - Waterways Trip.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... . It was a real highlight and left us saying we LOVE Cambodia. On arrival we found our way to a guesthouse and noted that Battambang is reasonably small and easy to walk around. A good thing too as the only mode of transport seemingly evident is to get on ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Battambang is a sleepy little town, but a lovely one to spend a few days cruising around on motorbikes and wandering through the streets.  The country side is beautiful and the locals friendly.  Danayi has reduced the celebrity of being a white ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Entry in Siem Reap ...

Crazy Bamboo Train, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Crazy Bamboo Train

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Battambang, Cambodia - We arrived in Battambang late morning and were greeted by a tuk tuk driver with a guesthouse brochure. Seeing as we had no where booked, we opted for the free ride to take a look. The guesthouse was perfect, we chose a cheaper room ...

Discovering the 'real' Cambodia, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Discovering the 'real' Cambodia

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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Battambang We travelled onto Cambodia's second biggest city, - a town really, for a couple more days of Cambodian culture. The town is peaceful, cheap and relaxed but still displays many of Cambodia's problems - innumerable limbless people from the ...

Khmer Rouge country, Pailin, Cambodia travel blog

Khmer Rouge country

A travel blog entry by will

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... an hour or so I was lost in my thoughts, looking at the stunning mountain range as we retraced our tracks back to Battambang. Everything I'd read seemed a little clearer now. Sure, the Khmer Rouge were the same race, but they were different in some ...

Bamboo Train and Bats, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bamboo Train and Bats

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... and has seesawed between Cambodian and Thai rule since time immemorial. Thanks to the support of the Thai Government, the area around Battambang was the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge who were finally rooted out as late as 1998. The farmland around ...

I missed Angelina, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

I missed Angelina

A travel blog entry by will

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... me down a notch was Onion recounting the time he met Angelina Jolie in July. Yes! She'd come back to Cambodia to film a documentary in Battambang, and I missed it! They kept that one quiet didn't they. Onion was obviously smitten, althought he seemed ...

Battambang, Cambodia 1st Feb - 3rd Feb, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang, Cambodia 1st Feb - 3rd Feb

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Introduction Battambang is Cambodia's second largest city however has the atmosphere of a sleepy town. It was good to take the six hour bus through the countryside to get there seeing the houses & farms along the way. Coming to Battambang really felt ...

Bata Bang, Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bata Bang, Battambang

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... to revisit Angkor Wat, it seemed pointless to return to Siem Reap this go around. Instead I went directly from Phnom Penh to Battambang in pursuit of taking a ride on the Bamboo train. Upon arrival to the recommended Royal Hotel I met Jessica, a female ...

Master Chef Davey returns, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Master Chef Davey returns

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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Arriving in Battambang, most of the day was gone, so we booked onto a cooking course for the next day, had some lunch and possibly the best fruit shake I've ever had, then chilled out for the rest of the day.        Cooking ...

A slower paced Cambodia......, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

A slower paced Cambodia......

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... of the biggest cities in Cambodia, Someone also told us something along the lines of, Phnom Penh came after Battambang, kind of where Cambodia grew its roots from type thing, something like that anyway.... But a million miles from the hustle and ...

 the dancing road to battambang the road ..., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

the dancing road to battambang the road ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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... I can see why. I've been body popping for the last 9 hours! I think this town should be called "Battered bum" instead of "Battambang," because when we finally arrived, my ass was well and truly battered!!! As for Gary he did survive hanging on for his ...

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