Travel Blogs from Kampong Cham, Cambodia

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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 ...

Lazing by the Mekong, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Lazing by the Mekong

A travel blog entry by faff

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The bus ride ($5) from Kratie was a short one, 3-4 hrs approx. There is not so much to do in Kampong Cham but while away a few hours sipping bars at one of the riverside cafe / bars looking out over the Mekong. The river seems to flow in ...

A crazy turn of events, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

A crazy turn of events

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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 We took what was supposed to be a 3 hour bus ride to Kampong Cham on Wednesday. After about an hour i heard what i thought was the bus hitting some low branches about half an hour later we got pulled by the police. it turns out the low branches were ...

Thom to Cham... but still a Kompong, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Thom to Cham... but still a Kompong

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... of me. Known in Khmer as "a-ping's", they are a breed of palm-sized tarantulas... and they are renowned throughout Cambodia, as being somewhat of a delicacy in this impoverished farming region. Apparently, when Pol Pot threw everyone out of the ...

Khmer new year.  Are you happy?, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Khmer new year. Are you happy?

A travel blog entry by will

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... and Sambot in Sen Monorom was really great. One learns a lot more about a country by talking to the locals. Now Kompong Cham, I must admit, is a city I new nothing about, and very few travellers seemed to know anything about. It was the site of the ...

HELLOWHATYOURNAMEMYNAMEBUNTY, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

HELLOWHATYOURNAMEMYNAMEBUNTY

A travel blog entry by vandall

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... that you get nothing more than a over priced tourist town which is a shame really as there is much more to Cambodia and the people than that. Kampong Cham however is where I have had the most fun. RIchard and Mel have been working there for about 7 ...

Dream, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Dream

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... as a bird, just like he was in his youth. When that time comes, he is planning to spend a good part of each year in Cambodia teaching English and Nuclear Fusion for free. He has traveled to some of the most daring spots in the world, including quite a few ...

Off the Beaten Track, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Off the Beaten Track

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Making my way south I skipped Kratie and a visit to the Irrawaddy dolphins, going straight to Kampong Cham instead. Because there is little foreign investment and no massive tourism this city is quite poor, yet not lacking in French architecture from the ...

Into the Heart of Cambodia, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Into the Heart of Cambodia

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... . Thank god... All of the buses that I saw at the station were Korean tour buses that were scrapped to the Kingdom of Cambodia. During the entire journey the scenery was the same as what i had seen on the way to Beng Melea. Extreme, Sub-Saharan ...

By the banks of the Mighty Mekong, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

By the banks of the Mighty Mekong

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... up and dropped out to the bus stop, where we soon realised that we had been sold two tickets to a different place entirely - Kampong Cham. After a small bit of swearing, the guys in the bus station confirmed that there wasn't a bus to where we ...

Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei

A travel blog entry by nora_ibsen

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Some days ago we went to visit the Male and Female Mountains ( Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei) a few km west from KG Cham. The shorter of the two mountains is Phnom Pros and the taller is Phnom Srei. To make the story short, according to the legend a ...

Mekong Pandaw - Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Mekong Pandaw - Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham

A travel blog entry by astons

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... edge where I made my purchase just before jumping board!   After lunch there was a talk on the history of Cambodia with some useful general information on day to day things like marriage and living conditions.   During the afternoon the ...

Travelling (without moving), Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Travelling (without moving)

A travel blog entry by ilari

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15.4.08      Kampong Cham. Cambodia. Siem Reapin jalkeen oli tarkoituksena jatkaa bussilla Kratien kautta Laosin rajalle. Nysse, Aino ja Makke odottelivat meita Laosin '4000 Islands'in alueella, Don Det nimisella saarella. Ideana oli ...

Alternative Route North to Laos, Kampong Cham and Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Alternative Route North to Laos

A travel blog entry by amyandmark

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... Cambodian life outside the main cities. The people were friendly (and less obsessed with selling you stuff) and Amy was happy because Kampong Cham is the home of many monkeys (one which we saw was tirelessly teasing some stupid dogs from up a tree) and ...

(38) Stop-off in KOMPONG CHAM, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

(38) Stop-off in KOMPONG CHAM

A travel blog entry by the-boy_picot

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First 2 Weeks at Work, KompongThom, Cambodia travel blog

First 2 Weeks at Work

A travel blog entry by ray_bram

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... hours practicing Khmer with them and helping them with English. Making friends and building relationships with colleagues is particularly important in Cambodia, and I think this is going well so far. I have met 4 members of my team (there are 3 others): ...

Life in Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Life in Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by ray_bram

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Kompong Cham As we've said before we are spending most of the first 6 weeks in Cambodia in Kompong Cham, learning the Khmer language. I thought it might be interesting to say a little about the town and show a few photographs. Firstly, our ...

The Mekong cambodian style, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

The Mekong cambodian style

A travel blog entry by oi-herman

... to break my trip up into Laos into parts and stop off when I get to a major town of some sort, first on the list is Kampong Cham. Defiantly not much going on in this place, the river front has food and beer stalls but most were cleared out due to the ...

A Nice 4 Hour Drive South In Order To Go North, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

A Nice 4 Hour Drive South In Order To Go North

A travel blog entry by cupcrazy1994

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Our first week in Cambodia, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Our first week in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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Here we are in Cambodia! Making our way towards Siem Reap (Temples of Angkor). We stopped in a couple of places and taking it easy while our Simon is recovering from his motorbike accident. He is doing ok, just a few stiches and a big bump on the head. ...

Teaching and Homestay in Chiro Village, Chiro Village, Cambodia travel blog

Teaching and Homestay in Chiro Village

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... in the fields for a while.  We had another delicious lunch and spent an hour or two dosing in the hammocks before heading back to Kampong Cham.  I took a few photos with Ma, Pa, and Julie before three of us (Pa, Julie and I) took to the dirt/mud ...

water water everywhere..., Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

water water everywhere...

A travel blog entry by snakey

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... cultural first! So today another early start and another bus journey (this time only 5 hours) finds me in the provincial city of Kampong Cham which sits on the Mekong river. After dumping our bags at the hotel we all hired bikes and set off for what ...

Close to the Borderline, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Close to the Borderline

A travel blog entry by wilkingsworld

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... see, as my headlight is useless anyway, but so others could see me.     The rain held off, and I got into Kampong Cham and checked into my hotel at exactly 7pm, tired and dirty as usual, sometimes I wonder about the looks hotel staff give ...

The First Signs of Horror, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The First Signs of Horror

A travel blog entry by keatster

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... cannot or will not be able to look after them. It was a surreal site watching as these happy, laughing (as all in Cambodia are) children played tag. The surreal being that the children with 2 legs were hopping so as not to disadvantage those children who ...

Happily surprised by Kampong Cham's surroundings, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Happily surprised by Kampong Cham's surroundings

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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Here are the last pictures from Kampong Cham... Les dernières photos de Kampong ...

The snake.... and the mouse who ran over my foot, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

The snake.... and the mouse who ran over my foot

A travel blog entry by rosie_scarlett

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On the 3rd February we arrived on a farm called Rana Homstay. We met Don and Kheang and they had 2 children called Ra and Na. We were just settling in with a drink when the dogs started to bark and there was a giant snake coming towards us with 2 ...

Water Festival, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Water Festival

A travel blog entry by ckulenguski

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... I could to say in Khmer that he needed to go to Siem Reap and we needed a moto driver to take him at least to Kampong Cham, a large provincial town 1 ½ hours North, to catch a bus the rest of the way. It was intimidating trying to negotiate with so many ...

Kratch-ay, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Kratch-ay

A travel blog entry by nicola

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Despite my hotel trying to con me that the travel agency I'd booked my bus ticket with were unreliable and the ticket didn't say anything about a drop off at the bus station and I should definitely get one of the bikes from outside the hotel (motorbike, ...

Sina's Success, Kashal Kandal, Cambodia travel blog

Sina's Success

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... ;To date, Dasha's family received letters and information about the children's progress, each one living in various countries - Cambodia, Phillippines and Colombia.  As a result of the sponsorship, the children's (and families) are provided long term ...

Cycling around the village and the bamboo bridge, Kampong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Cycling around the village and the bamboo bridge

A travel blog entry by rosie_scarlett

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... us all about the education that children get in Cambodia. On the 5th February we took a tuk tuk on a tour around the town of Kampong Cham and the Mekong river. We went to a bamboo bridge and bounced all the way across to an island. Then we bounced all ...

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