Travel Blogs from Chi Phat, Cambodia

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Our night in the jungle!!, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Our night in the jungle!!

A travel blog entry by philandley

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... so it was time to move on. Sami spoke to a friend who recommended we visit a trekking conservation area in the Koh Kong province called Chi Phat.  One of my ambitions on this journey was to spend a night in the jungle and this seemed like the perfect ...

Off the Tourist Trail, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Off the Tourist Trail

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... Cardamom Mountains for hardy travellers'. Well, MY interest was peaked! A place that used to be extensively logged and poached, Chi Phat was it's base. Now with a community centred eco-tourism project, we can help contribute to the preservation of the ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Coconuts, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Coconuts

A travel blog entry by 2totango

There's one thing in the jungle I have come to realize that is far more dangerous, far more frighting, more terrifying than any creature you can imagine. It is a menace that attacks unseen, always from above...deadly and silent: the coconut! Every year, ...

Stories from Chi Phat, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Stories from Chi Phat

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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***There is one main street: dusty and potholed, covered with chickens followed by their chicks as well as the occasional pig, cow and water buffalo pulling a cart. People are always moving, either driving their mopeds with their entire families on the ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Fishing, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Fishing

A travel blog entry by 2totango

Fishermen are all the same. It doesn't matter if you're fishing with a Russian, or someone from Tuktayuktuk. Fishing transcends language. They all mumble the same, point the same, laugh at the same things, and are all out for the largest catch they ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Arachnid?  Insect?, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Arachnid? Insect?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Tips on petting a Giant Asian Forest Scorpion When you come across a scorpion in the Cambodian jungle, resist the urge to pet it. We all know that they look so cuddly and cute, so resisting the urge will be difficult. Once you get past the 'leave me ...

Chi Phat, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Chi Phat

A travel blog entry by chrisandem

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... to interact with the local community and gave us a great insight into Cambodian life. We would definitely recommend Chi Phat to anyone coming to Cambodia. Cambodia as a whole has been fantastic, the people are the friendliest we have met so far and we ...

Into the Cardamoms, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Into the Cardamoms

A travel blog entry by mogandfrog

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... with a small pond where we saw a couple of stork-like birds. According to the trek itinery which we read the day before in Chi Phat's ecotourism office, we were supposed to have spent the night here so that we could watch animals and birds at the pond at ...

Ecotourism Research sidetrip, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Ecotourism Research sidetrip

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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... of a noisy tourist beach!  We like more adventure than that!  Even getting to the Community Based Eco-tourism village of Chi Phat was an adventure!  Bus from Sihanoukville for 3 hours, then Up river on a boat for 2 1/2 hours to research ...

We won't be getting fat in Chi Phat, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

We won't be getting fat in Chi Phat

A travel blog entry by zoe.redmond

... this later. On a public internet cafe computer to fill in time. Spent two horribly memorable but funnily enjoyable nights in Chi Phat. Chi Phat, a small Eco Tourism village found with a two hour very slow boat ride through the Boutum Sakor National Park. ...

Surgery in the jungle, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Surgery in the jungle

A travel blog entry by youloveit

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... but a few years ago the Wildlife Alliance set up a community based Eco tourism project that was designed to give the villagers of Chi Phat an alternative form of income to logging and poaching. The village has 500 families and was just a traditional rural ...

Monkies, birds and bikes, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Monkies, birds and bikes

A travel blog entry by karenacaracas

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... in sight... Brilliant! We finally worked out that we had to wait for an hour till the boat arrived that would take us to Chi Phat, so we sat with a couple of local women, armed with our Cambodian dictionary, which didn't help at all as our pronunciation ...

Mountain Biking Through the Cardimons, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Mountain Biking Through the Cardimons

A travel blog entry by paulgorman

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Small Korean Mission Church, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Small Korean Mission Church

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Interestingly we found a small church that has been started by a Korean missionary. Met his wife and Khmer translator helper who were very pleasant ladies.  Inside the well built church there was a small kindergarten program running. They have a ...

Chi Phat – Dschungel - Trek, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Chi Phat – Dschungel - Trek

A travel blog entry by rtw-win

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... Koh Kong an der Brücke in Andoung Tuek aussteigen und von dort entschlossen wir uns gemeinsam mit einem Polen ein Boot Richtung Chi Phat zu nehmen. Die Fahrt dauerte 2 Stunden und wir brutzelten ein wenig in der Mittagssonne, bis wir schließlich gut ...

swimming in the waterfalls, Chi phat, cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

swimming in the waterfalls

A travel blog entry by aggie-222days

Waking up in a hammock with the birds singing around after yesterday walking, running, swimming in the waterfall and watching monkeys playing in the trees:) it is time to start next day with some noodles or rice for a ...

Around the Community Based Ecotourism village, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Around the Community Based Ecotourism village

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Spent the day walking around the community and to a beautiful river to see how the ecotourism project has affected the community. There is very good buy in from the community with something like 240 people directly involved in the economic benefit. One ...

just nature:), Chi phat, cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

just nature:)

A travel blog entry by aggie-222days

... my hammock in the middle of a jungle without any service for my phone so I will upload it when we are back:) We came to Chi Phat yesterday- I don't think that the village is on the map, but coming by a boat was great then having good food and sleeping in ...

Leaving Ecotourism village, Chi Phat, Cambodia travel blog

Leaving Ecotourism village

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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After 2 very hot days, very instructive and full of ideas as to how possibly ecotourism could fit with mature CHE communities, we left at 8 AM by mototaxi 40 minutes back to the highway. We left reinforced with the realization that these types of ...

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