Travel Blogs from Kompong Cham, Cambodia

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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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... than eating one. After he was removed, I could still feel phantom spider feet on me. About 15 minutes later we were in Kompong Cham. Our hotel looks right out over the Mekong river. I'm quite surprised by the size of the river... it's huge. Also, ...

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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... like Lucky 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 ...

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 ...

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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... had been meaning to do this for a while. Got a bicycle for $2 a day. First, I cycled around the neighborhood. Although Kompong Cham was one of the larger Cambodian cities and a regional capital, the scenery still wasn't too different from the nearly ...

(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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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 ...

trips from Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

trips from Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by ray_bram

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... Khmer, we did manage to go on a few trips to see the surrounding countryside. Cycling Around the Island The Mekong River at Kompong Cham is very wide - I'd guess over 3 kilometres in places. An island is located in the middle of the river, a short ...

*#%* off, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

*#%* off

A travel blog entry by petef1

Thank god we only stayed one night here as a stopover on our way to Siem Reap. I'm fairly confident that everyone in this town was born an ignorant arsehole. Are they all ...

Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by varney

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... the way (can never remember the real name, but they catch and grill spiders there - no, we still didn't try them). Arrived at Kompong Cham to the usual horde of tuk tuk & moto drivers looking to pick up a commission from a guesthouse. We'd scoped ...

Real Life in Rural Cambodia, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Real Life in Rural Cambodia

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... had come across in three weeks of travel around the country.  For anyone planning a visit to Cambodia, put it on your list (google Rana Homestay, Kompong Cham.)     Kratie turned out to be a wonderfully laid-back wee market town on ...

Bamboo bridge and bicycles, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Bamboo bridge and bicycles

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell

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... deep-fried tarantulas. Naturally, Brandie had two and a beer! I did contemplate eating a leg but it was hairy so I decided against it! Kampong Cham was a bit of a stop-gap on the way to our next place. There wasn't masses to do here but we did go for a ...

Kompong Cha(r)ming, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cha(r)ming

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... with many female guests in their traditional khmer dresses which screamed colours and intricate trimmings on the fabrics. Exploring Kompong Cham at night was definitely more comfortable. Downed another Angkor beer at Mekong Crossing and discovered that ...

A Bridge Across Forever, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

A Bridge Across Forever

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... the next 1.5 hours. A cranky old bus eventually arrived at 1230pm full of exhausted looking locals on board.   Finally arrived in Kompong Cham at 3.30pm and quickly asked to be dropped off near the river, past the japanese bridge. From there it was ...

Road, er, River Trip, Kompong Cham and Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Road, er, River Trip

A travel blog entry by misscanoehead

... works around these parts, and was prepared with several excellent books. I have been reading an obscene amount lately. At the Kompong Cham bus stop, I found a moto driver to take me to the guesthouse I had pulled out of Lonely Planet, The Bupear ...

Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by ginoandtobi

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... the river up, we needed to start in Kompong Cham - so we took a local bus 7 hours back down through Cambodia. Unfortunately, only one boat leaves Kompong Cham daily at 7:30a.m. and we were stuck over night. We had dinner at the only ex-pat place in ...

Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by virgdav

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Journee repos et lecture. On prendra quand meme les velos dans l'aprem pour aller voir une colline d'ou on peut admirer la vallee, et peuplee de "singes facetieux" suivant le guide. En effet, ils sont au RDV et attendent patiemment que quelqu'un leur ...

Kratie - Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kratie - Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by virgdav

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Kratie - Kompong Cham 122.6 km - 13.2 km/h Journee tres longue... On prend une piste qui longe le Mekong, au debut au revetement correct, puis caillouteuse, pour finir completement defoncee. Nos fesses s'en souviendront. Le bord du Mekong est ...

starting to love cambodia, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

starting to love cambodia

A travel blog entry by misterfrancis

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on the traces of my parents... i m chinese, but my mother was born and my father grew up in phnom penh, cambodia. they left '74, just a few months before the cruel khmer rouge regime... in the market i found so much food i know from home, it feels like i ...

Kompong Cham Province, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham Province

A travel blog entry by derektrips

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Off towards the north. We took a bus about 5hrs. to the Kompong Cham Province. We wanted to stay one night in Kompong Cham. This sleepy little town mills about the Mekong quietly and dosen't seem to be in a hurry for anything. There was a couple of things ...

Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by staceyandneil

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Day 83 Next destination was Kompong Cham. Another easy ride on the highway taking about 3 hours from our last destination. The scenery doesn't change alot in Cambodia as it is constantly flat but always very green and so beautiful. What does change, ...

The Long and Winding Roads, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

The Long and Winding Roads

A travel blog entry by manisha

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... pot-holed roads from hell, one appreciates the taken-for-granted luxury of smooth roads in developed countries. Not much to report on Kompong Cham. After moving around so much, you get a feel for new places quite quickly - and we didn't like the ...

It will take me two days at the end..., Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

It will take me two days at the end...

A travel blog entry by agl

My fears materialize... After taking a 6 hours bus trip I arrived to Kompong Cham only to discover that the bus to Sen Monoron only goes once a day, in the morning. It already left when I arrived. It will take another 6 hours to get there, but my ...

Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by richs

Today was (another) very early start and because of the late night last night I was feeling a little sleep deprived. Kompong Cham is a small town on the Mekong River, which is the main river that runs through Cambodia. The group spent the afternoon ...

Going to Kompong Cham, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Going to Kompong Cham

A travel blog entry by valerwan

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Split Group, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Split Group

A travel blog entry by johnandi

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21/11  Early bus to Kampong Cham - or not!!  The trip was to a small town - arriving around 2pm after 6 hours in the bus, then a 3 hours bike ride and ferry to a small island, and a house dinner.  With tarantulas on the menu!!, then up ...

Passage  l'Est du Cambodge, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Passage l'Est du Cambodge

A travel blog entry by sophie-nuno

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... d’un ananas 50cts. Le trajet est superbe, qu’est-ce que c’est bien de prendre le bus :o). Arriv Kompong Cham, on ne sait pas ce qui se passe mais nous ne trouvons pas d’auberge… Heureusement que nous croisons une ...

"You'll need this Jab ...

A travel blog entry by lewbee

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We left Siem Reap at about 7am to travel via public bus to Kompong Cham - the bus journey was fine, we were more or less th only westerners on the bus, and they screened the cambodian version of little britain for most of the (5 Hour) journey, but it had ...

On the Mekong, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

On the Mekong

A travel blog entry by peterpetemac

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Arrived from Battambang, the only non Cambodian on the bus, staying in a guesthouse over looking the Mekong. It's not a big town, not many tourists. I am staying here till Sunday, then I will take a bus to Kratie to try and see the Irrawady dolphins. ...

Two Hills and a ride to remember!, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Two Hills and a ride to remember!

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... really!).  After a brief rest, we headed to dinner at the one and only restaurant, Mekong River and had an early night.  Tomorrow was departure day.  Jimmy heading back to Siem Reap and I towards the final frontier of Cambodia, ...

Du Laos au Cambodge, Kompong Cham, Cambodia travel blog

Du Laos au Cambodge

A travel blog entry by primiroma

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... qui risque de devenir le sous traitant de ses voisins,un pays en forte croissance, le Cambodge. Notre voyage: des iles Kompong Cham, quelques erreurs dans le travelling: Tout d'abord ne jamais faire confiance aux agences qui promettent de trs beaux ...

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