Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Town peppered with charm, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Town peppered with charm

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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We really liked Kampot.  It is a charming town on the Mekong River in the south of Cambodia.  We picked it over going to the nearby Kep, which is on the sea, and we didn't regret it.  The positioning is beautiful on the River with Bokor ...

Cool little Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Cool little Kampot

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Here are some photos from our stay in pretty, peaceful ...

Kids, Caves and Palm Wine, Kampot and Kep, Cambodia travel blog

Kids, Caves and Palm Wine

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... kind of expecting so we stayed there one night and moved to a much nicer place for the same price the next day. Near kampot is Bokor Nationl Park, very beautiful with an eery deserted hill top station (another place ruined by the Khmer Rouge) at the ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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Kampot is a small town known for it's high quality pepper cultivation. We used Kampot as a quiet stepping stone to the small beachside town of Kep before heading to the big city, Phnom Penh-- Cambodia's ...

Ghost stories:  the living and the dead, Kampot/Kep/Bokor, Cambodia travel blog

Ghost stories: the living and the dead

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... sure I don't give the watching moto drivers something to really look at. As I approach my guesthouse, I think, that this is a perfect way to end my stay in Cambodia, enjoying the life of the country, the love that has managed to survive so much ...

Kampot Kristmas - Kep, Krabs and Kreps, Kampot and Kep, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot Kristmas - Kep, Krabs and Kreps

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... night - rice, chilli sauce and a whole roasted duck from the market - yummy! Leaving PP, we took a shared taxi to Kampot in southern Cambodia, near the sea. On reaching Kampot, we took 2 motocycle taxis to the little seaside town of Kep where we ...

Kampot and Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot and Kep

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... nbsp;genocide era and he was saying how slowly things are changing and soon things would be better for them. We think so, Cambodia is a very special place, stomaches full and heads full of thoughts we enjoyed more of the beautiful countryside back to ...

Fear Factor Finalist, Kampot, Kep and Koh Tonsai, Cambodia travel blog

Fear Factor Finalist

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... , off we were in an 80's Toyota Camary (I think this is the only car the Cambodians actually have, it is as if Cambodia is the heaven for all the old, used, sometimes working, Toyota Camary's of the world) to Kampot. Renting bikes and riding ...

Quiet Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Quiet Kampot

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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After a lot of city, we decided to go somewhere quieter so we headed south to Kampot, a small provincial town close to the southern coast of Cambodia. Not much to say about this place, but it was actually very lovely, and we were some of the only ...

Abandoned on the Cambodian coast, Kampot, Kep and Bokor hill station, Cambodia travel blog

Abandoned on the Cambodian coast

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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With 20 new and very close Cambodian friends (and one driver) I made the 2.5 hour trip by 11-seater mini van to Kampot, a nice, relaxed little town near the southwest Cambodian coast. Shockingly, it was on a river and full of old French colonial ...

Meeting Bill the Gibbon., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Meeting Bill the Gibbon.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... all sweaty again until the power thankfully returned. Lowlights Bokor mountain tour. This has to be the worst tour we've ever done. Kampot is well known due to Bokor mountain close by, many people come to see the old ruins that are at the top so ...

And then it poured..., Sihanoukville, Kampot Province, Cambodia travel blog

And then it poured...

A travel blog entry by jawad

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$5 exit fee Moto mafia ...

Responsible Extreme Ho-ing, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Responsible Extreme Ho-ing

A travel blog entry by will

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... degenerated into a confrontation between the owner (an expat of 4 years) and Adam (an expat of 7 years) about everything in Cambodia. Nothing was agreed upon. Whether or not the Khmer Rouge (KR) were still active. Whether they deserved US support. ...

Animal Magnetism, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Animal Magnetism

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Easy Rider Part Deux, Kmpt, Cambodia travel blog

Easy Rider Part Deux

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Continuing my motorbike exploration of southern Cambodia, I headed over to Kampot, a former Khmer Rouge stronghold and a place still catching on to tourism.  The 100 km (60 miles or so) trip over here from Sihanoukville was pretty cool and I ...

Kampotable, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampotable

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Bikes and Caves, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bikes and Caves

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... laid back place, but with a few more luxuries of past years. I know things move ahead with the times, but I still prefer the old Kampot I visited years ago. So, tomorrow, we head on back to Phnom Penh, and then we go North, and head up to Laos, where ...

Ghost Town, Bokor National Park, Cambodia travel blog

Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Bank Holiday, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bank Holiday

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Salt Flats and Lieing Flat, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Salt Flats and Lieing Flat

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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The sun shone again today, and as I didn't want to give up the bike yet, I went in a different direction and headed for the salt fields. Aching and burnt, it was to be a short day out.  Had lunch at the hostel and a lie down for the rest of the ...

Burning down the road, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Burning down the road

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... what you give them, they'll make you feel bad for not giving them more. Better off just saying no. Well done Cambodia. I no longer require your tourist/bracelet/book/massage services because you always manage to make me feel bad! BUT EVEN THAT'S ...

Chill N Pepper, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Chill N Pepper

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Bodhi Villa Bungalows located in Kampot, Southern Cambodia proved to be a perfect place to chill out and meet fellow travelers. A group of nine of us spent the day caravanning to the top of Bokor National Park. The view of Vietnam in the ...

HOW many in a car....MY car as well, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

HOW many in a car....MY car as well

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... I could stand outside the car and take a photo of THIS over loaded vehicle, because there will be another photo tribute when I leave Cambodia of overloaded vehicles, and I didn't expect to be in one of them. 14:29 Oh the irony. We went through a toll ...

Danger - Land Mines and Spiders!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Danger - Land Mines and Spiders!

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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16th June - Today we set off on a day trip to Bokor National Park and the old hill station found there. So far the roads in Cambodia had not been too bad but today things were to change. We had to take a 4 wheel drive pickup truck as the road just gets ...

Rain, Heavy Rain, Lightning, Rain, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Rain, Heavy Rain, Lightning, Rain

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... the day.  So today, I got up, it was cloudy, but also sunny. I set off East along the main road that I took from Kampot to Kep heading towards Kampong Trach. It took me about 45 mins to get there, from where I went off to see some Caves, accompanied ...

Chilling by the river in Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Chilling by the river in Kampot

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... town for a wander, which has the remains of French architecture but this area was badly hit in the fighting when Vietnam invaded Cambodia to oust Khmer Rouge and so nothing still has the same grandeur.  After a quick walk around we realise we have ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... !!! We let the other 2 argue it out though and finally set off with just the four of us plus the driver!!! Pheweeeee! Basically Kampot and the area around it is all abit run down from the Khmer Rouge era - it used to have beautiful French colonial ...

Doing my bit for Cambodia., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Doing my bit for Cambodia.

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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...  If your ever in Kampot, go to Keplers books and ask for mr Sam, for a fantastic tour of Kampot and a true friend in cambodia, i can't recommend it enough. Tell him Ben sent you though! ...

kampot pepper., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

kampot pepper.

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... . He did nearly tip it over, more then once. Four very wet, giggling people with wet bags finally made it back to mainland Cambodia!! Luckily for us, up pulls a tuk tuk right on cue, luckily, because there was no one else around it looked like ghost ...

Amanda's Intrepid Journey..., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Amanda's Intrepid Journey...

A travel blog entry by thewjgirls

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Kampot is a small town which does not seem to have enough people relative to the number of buildings it has, so it seems like a dusty little ghost town, and for the most part it is.  The main reason travellers come here is to visit Bokor ...

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