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Day 52 - Angkor Wat - Bucket List item ticked, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 52 - Angkor Wat - Bucket List item ticked

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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... decorating the temple. Construction is thought to have taken around thirty years of intensive labor. Today, Angkor Wat is figured on Cambodia’s national flag as the temple symbolizes the soul of the Khmer people. We entered the temple at the lowest ...

Cambodia - Sihanoukville, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Sihanoukville

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... Victory beach and the port of Sihanoukville before coming to Independence square. Here are 2 monuments. Independence monument and Cambodia, Vietnam Victory monument. These 2 monuments were explained in the last blog update and most provinces have their ...

Being Lara Croft, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Being Lara Croft

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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Our second day of temple exploration was undampened by the heavy rainfall which started during breakfast. Our driver, Mr Bon, took us to Ta Prohm as the first stop. Tiar had advised us to get up and go before breakfast, and it soon became clear why. The ...

Marine Conservation Cambodia, Kep, Cambodia travel blog

Marine Conservation Cambodia

A travel blog entry by anna_and_steve

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Our next stop in Cambodia was 3 weeks volunteering at Marine Conservation Cambodia (MCC) I can take no credit for this part of the trip Steve organised it all. He loves marine life and was super excited about having found this project. MCC works to ...

Cambodia - Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... her choice as an adult will be to believe in social reconstruction by youth using art as a healing and solidarity factor between generations. Cambodia has been through a lot, and the events in the 1970's with the Khmer Rouge was one of the worst cases of ...

Day two in Siem Reap!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day two in Siem Reap!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... bridge, and the second was at a small area known as King's Road where there was definitely evidence of the French influence in Cambodia. We had some beers and snacks at a little place called the Blue Pumpkin, and my food-loving eye was quick to notice ...

Sharing is Caring, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Sharing is Caring

A travel blog entry by nanders

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Today we decided to walk to work, and it took just under an hour. Thankfully the route is basically entirely flat, and it is so awesome getting to see the Cambodian countryside, farmland, and everyday life. Also the mornings are noticeably cooler from ...

Day 51 Seam Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 51 Seam Reap

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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4th April 2016 – Vientiane to Siem Reap Our Bangkok Airways flight was 11.40am so we were in no hurry to get up and going, having a little lie in before packing and heading to breakfast. A tuk tuk had been booked for us and Sue at 9am so after ...

Siem Reap - Tomb Raider 2, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap - Tomb Raider 2

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... $1 noodles at the roadside cafes, I can't believe that anyone can afford not to. Having said all that, if there's one place in Cambodia that deserves a good, lengthy visit, it's Siem Reap. Here's why ..... It's 4.45am, i'm out of bed and angry. These ...

Smiling Happy People, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Smiling Happy People

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... said about many countries in the world that the people are one of the highlights of any visit but I'm going to say it again about Cambodia, the people are so nice. Almost everyone you meet has a smile on their face. In Kompong Cham we again hired bikes to ...

The mighty Mekong and its Elephants, Sen Monorom, Cambodia travel blog

The mighty Mekong and its Elephants

A travel blog entry by anna_and_steve

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... and sanctuary to sick elephants.  These dolphins and elephants are endanged species. Seeing the deforestation and rapid development in Cambodia it really is a worry how long they will survive. It really was amazing to see them in their natural ...

Fish Massage, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Fish Massage

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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Do not go to Siem Reap and not visit the Fish Massage pool at the night market. Guarenteed smiles on faces or your money back. I think they're called kissing gouranis, others say they're baby Piranhas (they might well be both). It tickles like ...

Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... singing and the peacefullness of it now seems very deserved and approapriate.  Before he leaves us our guide tells us that Cambodia is a matriachal society that places high value on the position of women. Subsequently it is the man who has to pay a ...

The penultimate day in Siem Reap O_____O, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The penultimate day in Siem Reap O_____O

A travel blog entry by nanders

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Uh oh uh oh uh oh, we actually have to leave Cambodia tomorrow. Why!!!!! My heart actually hurts at the thought of it.  This morning we got picked up by our maid Sreimom's cousin, who took us out to her house since she had invited us for ...

Last day at the temples!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Last day at the temples!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... , except in the temples, and a lot of the time they are filled with rat poop. If and/or when I come back to Cambodia, I'd probably put aside some money for a microlight tour, which is essentially a glider plane that takes you all around the temples. To me ...

Cambodia's Dark Past, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia's Dark Past

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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For those who don't know the history: Between 1975 and 1979 Cambodia was ruled by an ultra communist group know as the Khmer Rouge led by Pol Pot.  The four-year period saw the deaths of approximately 2 million Cambodians through the combined result ...

Cambodia - Preah Vihear, Preah Vihear, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Preah Vihear

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... by the military. Prasat Preah Vihear is a pre Angkorian, 9th century Khmer complex, however, once the French colonised (or invaded) Cambodia, they divided the country, giving parts to Vietnam and Thailand over the years. It was given to Thailand in 1954, ...

Day 55 Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Day 55 Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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... has happened on this trip. But rather than the turbo prop plane we were expecting, it was a new Airbus A321 that Cambodia Angkor Air were flying. We had a very comfortable 30minute flight that locals were surprised we were paying for rather than taking ...

Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor - Amazing, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor - Amazing

A travel blog entry by anna_and_steve

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Luckily for us our adventures with Chris and Josh didn't end in Singapore as they were traveling with us to Cambodia to spend 4 days exploring Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor. Before we set off on our travels 6 months ago I had always thought that ...

Phnom Penh - better than everyone says!, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh - better than everyone says!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... banned victims from crying when they were whipped. Lastly we visited the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda. It's hard to understand how Cambodia can be home to such decadence, when many live in relative poverty, but that's the way it is, the palace ...

Jungle Fever, Ratanakiri, Cambodia travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... the whole trip and Kevin ended up with a very attractive farmers tan! Ratanakiri National Park (Virachey) is the only place in Cambodia with any real ecotourism and responsible trekking.  We decided to experience that and do a 2 day 1 night trek in ...

End of Nam ...& a good start to an amazing country, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

End of Nam ...& a good start to an amazing country

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... some banter with the locals... the kids are fun to mess around with, its just a bloody lovely and amazing place..... i recommend Cambodia to everyone... and i formed that opinion after taking 10 steps from he bus.... i still have the same opinion 1 week ...

Moving on, O'Yadaw, Cambodia travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... nbsp; In fact on the Vietnamese side there was no one in the hall except us, despite it being a huge building! Leaving Cambodia, i can say that I'm glad we extended our stay from the originally planned 10 days.  I loved Cambodia, mainly because the ...

Day 54 Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 54 Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 54 and Maura is in need of a haircut. Having done her research the day before but not advising Terry to pin the location on his GPS, we wandered into town to look for the “phantom” hairdressers. Having given up we turned to head back ...

Exploring Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Exploring Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Sua s'dai from Phnom Penh, Cambodia's vibrant capital. We hope to put some detail down to accompany the photos very soon.   All the best ...

The Best Laid Plans..., Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The Best Laid Plans...

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... States. Land mines will more than likely claim many more tens of thousands of lives here before they are found and deactivated. Cambodia teams with land mine victims and their presence is felt everywhere. They are the very young and the very old and they ...

Deep fried spiders, Phnom Penh, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Deep fried spiders

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... roads were rather dusty and bumpy, but in reasonable repair, threading through the flat rural landscapes where most of Cambodia's population make a subsistance living. We drove past emaciated cattle, languid water buffalo, and wooden houses on tall stilts ...

Cambodia - Poipet, Poipet, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Poipet

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... , a girl came running up to me. She looked quite flustered and asked me if i could help her. She'd just entered Cambodia alone and was been bombarded by taxi drivers, tuk-tuk drivers and scammers. Having only just experienced the same thing mere hours ...

Templed out, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Templed out

A travel blog entry by zee

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Boats are cool. Therefore fast boats must be uber-cool. This was our reasoning as we paid triple the bus fare to catch the fast boat to Siem Reap, home of the most beautiful and complex temple region in the world. The boat was uber-cool, and being able ...

Cambodia - Kompong Thom, Kompong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Kompong Thom

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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After Siem Reap, i headed to Kompong Thom province. This is the second largest province in Cambodia. Mondulkiri being the largest. It's also the birthplace of Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge, but that's a claim to fame the people would prefer to be forgotten. ...

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