Travel Blogs from Koh Kong, Cambodia

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Border crossing Trat  - Koh kong, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Border crossing Trat - Koh kong

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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We've finally crossed into Cambodia, and to the border town/island of Koh Kong. We have arrived in the late afternoon and from here your options are taxi or speedboat. Cambodia is well known for having some of the worst roads in southeast Asia, so ...

Border crossing on the coast Cambodia/Thailand, Krong Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Border crossing on the coast Cambodia/Thailand

A travel blog entry by directgb

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Dry and dusty town like a last frontier wild-west trading station. People flock here from Thailand for the gambling casino as this sort of gambling is not legal in ...

AMOK!, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

AMOK!

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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Tijd voor het laatste culiblog van Azie! We zijn vertrokken uit Cambodja om nog vier nachten in Bangkok te zitten voor we vertrekken naar Australie (17-3) en Nieuw-Zeeland (22-3). AMOK maken, echt iets wat Johan zou kunnen zeggen. Het is echter ook een ...

Into the Jungle, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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... we'd started from! When we got back we checked into Asian Hotel to get a decent shower and bed for our last night in Cambodia (I was unimpressed when the shower then ran out of water half way through my hair wash!). We went to a nice hotel across the ...

Why are border crossings full of scammers?, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Why are border crossings full of scammers?

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

... a wander around the streets and could instantly see how poor the country is - Thailand had it's fair share of rubbish but Cambodia is more of a dumping ground with waste everywhere and everyone looks poor in shabby clothes.  Even though we felt that ...

I loveeee himmm, Koh Rung, Cambodia travel blog

I loveeee himmm

A travel blog entry by jakeandemily

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... for 12:30 and the bus started at 7am so we had some time to spare. We were going to Sihnoukville, and then getting a ferry to koh rong the monkey island to meet andrea and lici again. We got to the place where you buy the ferry ticket at 12:10 so just ...

Off roading driving in a minibus, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Off roading driving in a minibus

A travel blog entry by chris74

Another 6am start to get to the bus stop for the 7am bus. The minibus that showed up was not the one from the agents picture (nothing unusual there) but was pretty good. The first hour of the trip was on a good road, then we turned off on to the dirt ...

nothing to read just setting location for the map, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

nothing to read just setting location for the map

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish

nothing to read just setting locaation for the map ...

Koh Rong - Paradise!, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Koh Rong - Paradise!

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... had a nice trio of Swiss girls, Nicole, Carina and Denise who we met and ended up talking with the whole way. The first glimpse of Koh Rong already got me excited as the beach looked spectacular from the boat. As we hit the sand with our feet, it was so ...

Rediscovering the Wild Wild East, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Rediscovering the Wild Wild East

A travel blog entry by t_humble

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... other girls. They were from the UK, we started talking and soon we both realized we desired to visit Cambodia's largest Island, the uninhabited Koh Kong Island. However lacked the group to make it affordable. The island is a wet dream for Lost fans A)It ...

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside., Koh Rong, Shinoukville, Kampot, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.

A travel blog entry by elgraham10

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... our final day in Cambodia, we caught the bus to Vietnam the next morning. Whilst I've had some good times in Cambodia it's probably my least favourite country. Possibly I had high expectations. Everywhere I went was nice, with the exception of ...

Getting to Cambodia, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Getting to Cambodia

A travel blog entry by stepher205

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Ah...the joys of traveling! Spent at least a full day getting from the very north of Thailand to the south of Cambodia. I took the overnight sleeper train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, and then went straight to the bus station to go from Bangkok to ...

4 Currencies, 3 Countries, 2 Days, Krong Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

4 Currencies, 3 Countries, 2 Days

A travel blog entry by appleandparsnip

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... . Instantly different, it is obvious how rich Thailand is, but even the landscape and vegetation is dissimilar. We rock up in Krong Koh Kong for the night in a very nice guesthouse and share drinks with some others.It has been a chaotic few days, and we ...

Paradise and the come down, Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia travel blog

Paradise and the come down

A travel blog entry by erikellie

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We decided to head south in Cambodia so that we could go to Koh Rong. There are two main islands that people go to- Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samleom. We made plans to go to Koh Rong- although without a prebooked place to stay. On the ferry ride over we ...

Cambodia; one massive sleepover, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia; one massive sleepover

A travel blog entry by juliasussams

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... city, everyone in Bangkok was pretty stylish.  Here everyone looked like they were off to a sleepover.  We got to Koh Kong, just over the border, and still, pajamas everywhere.  We got to Paddy's Guesthouse (excellently recommended by Mike ...

Hiking in Koh Kong, Koh Kong city, Cambodia travel blog

Hiking in Koh Kong

A travel blog entry by kabouterjulchen

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... us a whole day to reach the city, because we were dropped off somewhere by bus and had to wait two hours for the next bus. Koh Kong has a nice size of a city, still touristy though but people give you that 'you are so white look'. They to tend stare ...

Koh Kong, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Koh Kong

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Everyone thinks I'm pregnant. I'm not.I'm just fat, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Everyone thinks I'm pregnant. I'm not.I'm just fat

A travel blog entry by bronwenrolls

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... bumped and veered over pothole roads and through some of the most beautiful mountains I have ever seen to the next destination. The Koh Kong Conservation Corridor is what the name hints at.   A long and winding road, the NH48 that winds from ...

Cambodian fun in the rain, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodian fun in the rain

A travel blog entry by niaandandrew

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... and to a deserted white sand island where we watched locals gather cockles for which they would get 1$ for every 20kg - unbelievable. From Koh Kong we got a motorbike taxi to the Thai border and then spent 30 hours - yes 30, and 10 different forms of ...

Stunning Mangrove Sanctuary of Peam Krasaop, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Stunning Mangrove Sanctuary of Peam Krasaop

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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... recently where a bridge was built (2002) and a newly upgraded access road constructed (2008), Krong Koh Kong had remained relatively isolated as no public transport and few vehicles were able to make passage ...

Back to Cambodia, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Back to Cambodia

A travel blog entry by derektrips

I was so happy to return to Cambodia. I really missed the smiling faces and the wonderful children. Cambodia is an amazing ...

Trekking in the Wild West…of Cambodia, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Trekking in the Wild West…of Cambodia

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... could be waiting a few days to assemble a group for a trip to the Island.  According to the guide book the Koh Kong conservation corridor is a protected jungle of global significance and the guy at the guesthouse was trying to recruit people to join ...

Cambodian Jungle Trek (Day 2), Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodian Jungle Trek (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by vegantravellers

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... . We were eating noodles we had bought in Thailand with chopstick made from unexploded ordinance we had bought in Laos in a guesthouse in Cambodia looking of across the water at Thailand. Happy times. A little later we met a guy from New York and took him ...

Visa run for your life!, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Visa run for your life!

A travel blog entry by a.oswell

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Last night I arrived back from a place called Koh Kong. I chose to cross the boarder because its the nearest. I met this guy on the bus who was from the Isle of Jersey, he has been here for 4 months and was going back to Bangkok to fly ...

On The Road Again, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

On The Road Again

A travel blog entry by tomer

... at 150baht. We got into town, changed some money (Which was a big mistake as i had cash US Dollors which are accepted everywhere in Cambodia as is as 4000riel but exchanged at the border town for 3500) I decided to splurge on a 10$ room, which was not ...

Running the Gauntlet, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Running the Gauntlet

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... (amazing!). Finding a taxi out of the hords was the next feat, but we found a nice one and shared with another Canadian. Dumped off in Koh Kong, I had no idea where to go, but had a few names of guest houses in mind. A tuk-tuk driver who works for the ...

Koh Kong - a brighter Cambodia?, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Koh Kong - a brighter Cambodia?

A travel blog entry by peanutspoppy

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... front. With its river front front kiosks and fisherman chatting as they unloaded boats against the green scenery, it was clear that Koh Kong is only recently embracing (eco) tourism to help protect its future and as an extra income. There weren't many ...

Koh Kong, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Koh Kong

A travel blog entry by maxandclare

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... along that led to the BBQing of the back, but you don't notice so much when the water keeps you cool.. Koh Kong is a small island off the coast of Cambodia and also a town on the mainland, where we stayed. Koh Kong "City" is one of those towns that ...

Trek Hard 2: Trek Harder, Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Trek Hard 2: Trek Harder

A travel blog entry by vegantravellers

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Our tour guide arrived outside our hotel room early forcing us to hurriedly pack our belongings and head for the door. Downstairs there was a group of old people standing around the tour office and for a brief second I believed that we would be traipsing ...

Don't trust lonely planet..., Koh Kong, Cambodia travel blog

Don't trust lonely planet...

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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... and couldn't find us so the bus had left already! Luckily it came back for us so we set off on the 4/5 hour journey to Koh Kong. We arrived in Koh Kong just after lunch and checked into Paddy's Bamboo hostel on recommendation of the Lonely Planet guide ...

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