Travel Blogs from Kampong Thom, Cambodia

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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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... with us, as did ponies and traps and the usual plethora of motorbikes and camrys. The bus pulled over at a rest stop at Kampong Thom. As well as bags of pineapple and mango, available for sale were boiled eggs, boiled ducklings and plates stacked high ...

Floating Village, Kâmpóng Chhnăng, Cambodia travel blog

Floating Village

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Our last stop in Cambodia included the floating fishing villages near Kampong Chhnang located on the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. And how do you visit a floating village- via a boat, preferably one that is floating as well. The villages were ...

Next boat...July!, Kâmpóng Chhnăng, Cambodia travel blog

Next boat...July!

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... ferried around on mopeds at the moment. In both Vietnam and China, religion seemed to be something the minority took part in, in Cambodia, it is immediately clear that it is a very important part of daily life. The absolute best thing so far however, has ...

Off the beaten track!, Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia travel blog

Off the beaten track!

A travel blog entry by elisa.landi

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... restaurant in town, we decided to head to the local market and look for some food. I t was already dark and as everywhere in Cambodia, streets have no light at all. A street child smelling some glue in a small plastic bag (I assume he was a junkie), came ...

Soooo.. We're staying in a brothel, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Soooo.. We're staying in a brothel

A travel blog entry by hannah505

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... an animal of some kind fell out of the roof and landed on her, ew.  This weekend wave 2 have done touristy things in Kampon Thom, we visited a silk farm, swam in a waterfall and climbed a mountain. I had an asthma attack as soon as we stared climbing :/ ...

The big drive and new adventures, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

The big drive and new adventures

A travel blog entry by tis

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... attached to this blog really highlight the living conditions of these people. Shocking to say the least.  Next we headed off to Kampong Thom town, but we stopped long the way to see a Hindu temple buried deep in the forests near Boeng Peae forest. ...

Once  more for old times sake!, Kâmpóng Chhnăng, Cambodia travel blog

Once more for old times sake!

A travel blog entry by adamwilson4

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... and they told me they were going to Phnom Penh on the 22nd, so that gave me a chance to squeeze one more place in Cambodia. I arrived in Phnom Penh at midnight then had to change to another bus which took two hours to finally get there. I couldn't get ...

A Walk in the Forest, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

A Walk in the Forest

A travel blog entry by ralfthebear

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... between her teeth there is no stopping her. The very next day she loaded us onto a bus and three hours later bundled us off at Kampong Thom and immediately set about finding us a tuk tuk man to take us to more temple ruins the next day!!!!! P and I put ...

Odcinek 47 czyli jak wyglada świat za szyba, Kampong Leaeng, Kambodża travel blog

Odcinek 47 czyli jak wyglada świat za szyba

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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... chcą wejść przed koła. Jest bardzo bardzo dobrze!!! Po 3 godzinach jazdy zatrzymujemy sie na popas w Kompong Thom, podczas gdy wszyscy ruszają do restauracji, ja buszuje po targu, jem pyszne świeżo obrane i pokrojone ...

tsivilisatsiooni poole tagasi, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

tsivilisatsiooni poole tagasi

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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... otsas, kuniks meist hiljem saabunud valgete bussiekskursioon on lahkunud. Edasi on maastik tunduvalt rohelisem. Esimese eelistuse öömaja Kampong Thomis on täis. Järgmiseks on pakkuda kaks vastastikku asuvat külalistemaja, neli dollarit ja viis ...

Off the beaten track, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Off the beaten track

A travel blog entry by g0ldiel0cks

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... and giving us a chance to see some authentic village life as we sped by. Now sheltering from an almighty storm (our second since arriving in Cambodia) which has turned the roads into rivers in a matter of minutes.. I guess wet season is really upon ...

The House build - ICC LIght of Hope, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

The House build - ICC LIght of Hope

A travel blog entry by miss_pat

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Tanya (Lawrence) was waiting for us at the closest town to ICC, at our guesthouse for the next 5 days. The town, Kompong Thom, wasn't touristed at all. Common to see horse drawn carts, and oxen being driven to and from the fields morning and evening. The ...

Phnom Penh > Siem Reap overland, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh > Siem Reap overland

A travel blog entry by eric

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... Again, the majority of passengers liked the change.  So now some of my tours make the trip in two days, with an overnight in Kampong Thom. One of my friends works at the hotel we use in Siem Reap.  He moved there from the country to make a ...

Festival pré-récolte, Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia travel blog

Festival pré-récolte

A travel blog entry by hugo_hotte

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Un ami de Zoey nous a invité dans le village de son grand-père pour le festival religieux visant à assurer de bonnes récoltes. Première visite au fin fond de la cambrousse. Les deux pieds dans la rizière! Tout un choc culturel. Pour plusieurs ...

Waiter, there is a cockroach on my plate., Kampong Thon, Cambodia travel blog

Waiter, there is a cockroach on my plate.

A travel blog entry by tomandcheu

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... that in Thailand they eat locusts and actually I am a bit of a fan of them with some beer late at night. But here in Cambodia they also eat cockroaches as a snack; maybe they do that in Thailand too but we have not seen them there. In the hotel ...

petite halte a kompang chnang, Kampong Chnang, Cambodia travel blog

petite halte a kompang chnang

A travel blog entry by laliline

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nous avons quittes la folie de la capitale et nous sommes arretes dans un village de pecheur ou la vie se passe sur pilotis et au rythme de l eau. nous avons fait une petite ballade en bateau autour du village dont voici quelques photos la bise a tous et ...

Visit to local Music store to negotiate drum hire, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Visit to local Music store to negotiate drum hire

A travel blog entry by geoffrhonda

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$2,50 per drum per day. Total 45, add 5 for good will, pick up Wednesday. Beautiful ...

Visiting the Families of Kids at NACA Orphanage, Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia travel blog

Visiting the Families of Kids at NACA Orphanage

A travel blog entry by lochlanjw

... lives on a beautiful island in the middle of Tonle Sap Lake. On the down side, a short lunch stop in Pursat Province has left Angel, Raquel, Magalie and I with stomach cramps and vomitting, most likely a result of food poisining. Gotta love ...

Some time to chill, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Some time to chill

A travel blog entry by kvolsky

So I arrived in Kampong Thom with the best of intentions.  I was going to check out Sambor Prei Kuk an early Khmer sight that pre-dated Angkor Wat by about 700 years.  It's set in the jungle and virtually unexcavated.  Sounds pretty cool. ...

In need of a shower!, Kampong Thom , Cambodia travel blog

In need of a shower!

A travel blog entry by teamthames

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Slightly easier day today - no off roading due to flooding! Tried to get some oil for the tuk tuk but despite Sara's best efforts the woman just kept laughing at us! Arrived late afternoon, quick shower as it was boiling hot and the facilities at the ...

Driving to Sambor Prei Kuk in Kampong Thom, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Driving to Sambor Prei Kuk in Kampong Thom

A travel blog entry by serp

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... had learnt from the local guides.   Sambor Prei Kuk is a collection of 7th century temple ruins located in Kampong Thom province about 120km from Siem Reap town. Consisting of dozens of impressive brick prasats in semi-cleared ...

Travel to Kampng Thom, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Travel to Kampng Thom

A travel blog entry by geoffrhonda

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... in the forest. Passing many rural areas and rice fields.  Sorry for the tourist bus shots but no stopping on the way. Kampong Thom is a bustling, dusty and dirty little town.  Nice not be asked about a tuk tuk every second and walk through the ...

Visit to Rural School, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Visit to Rural School

A travel blog entry by geoffrhonda

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One building, 3 rooms, a toilet and a cow! Tree stumps for chairs very basic school and education. Gorgeous ...

Slow Boating, Villages Floating & Snake for Lunch!, Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia travel blog

Slow Boating, Villages Floating & Snake for Lunch!

A travel blog entry by paulgorman

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Cambodia rural, simplesmente autentico!, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia rural, simplesmente autentico!

A travel blog entry by raquel_antonio

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A cidade de Kampong Thom nao tem nadinha de nada para visitar! No entanto a 30 Km para Norte e 20 Km para sul encontrámos uns templos muito giros! Uns muito antigos (pre-angkorianos, tipo do seculo VII) y outro bastante novo. Entao alugamos uma motica e ...

Cambodian Villages, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodian Villages

A travel blog entry by nomadictendency

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... Prei Kuk temples. On our way, we stopped at a pagoda to visit with the young monks living there. Historically, every male in Cambodia becomes a monk for a period of their lives. The length of time and the age at which they start is completely up to ...

Pre Angkorian Complex, Kampong Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Pre Angkorian Complex

A travel blog entry by tntontour

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These temples (wats) pre date those of Angkor by many years, the oldest built around 800AD. The highlight of the visit was the throng of children escorting us through their ...

There is a Spider Woman, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

There is a Spider Woman

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne

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... for them, and us, the skies opened and we headed back to our vehicle. Soon after the weaving we arrived at our lodgings in Kampong Thom. Our bungalow accommodation was quite rustic.  We all had a nice meal at the hotel and also got to see a great ...

Floating Villages, Kâmpóng Chhnăng, Cambodia travel blog

Floating Villages

A travel blog entry by eloiseboyce

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... their bags. We walked in the direction of the town which turned out to be just around the corner and it soon became clear that Kampong Chanang was not very big. We turned round and went to the Sokha Hotel which turned out to be just down the road from ...

Kampong Thom visit, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia travel blog

Kampong Thom visit

A travel blog entry by matthewswilcox

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... were happy to be back. Getting back to SR we grabbed some KFC and wifi then got on a super cramped sleeper bus for dwarves to Kampong Thom. We got in around 11 and hit the sack. It was awesome walking down the Domrei Joan Khlaa road again from the bus ...

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