Travel Blogs from Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia

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Beautiful Mekong Sunsets and Irrawaddy Dolphins, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Beautiful Mekong Sunsets and Irrawaddy Dolphins

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... but this was one expensive, uncomfortable minibus ride. Kratie is a small provincial town on the banks of the Mekong River in north eastern Cambodia. It is an ideal place to stop for a day or two on our journey to Laos. We are staying in the Oudom ...

Visas and Elephants, Mondulkiri (via Phnom Pehn), Cambodia travel blog

Visas and Elephants

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... been great. While finding this out in the tour place we spied a poster for 'Nature Lodge' a guest house in Mondulkiri (East Cambodia) with cheap bungalows, elephant trekking, meditation and swimming. So great was the poster we booked a bus trip on the ...

Worst day so far on the road, 24 hours of hell..., Cambodia travel blog

Worst day so far on the road

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... Guesthouse and Angkor Travel Agency on the southern bank. Lunch time and I'm upsold on a further ticket to second largest city in Cambodia, Kampong Cham (which is a lot closer to Phnom Phen for tomorrow's trip) as I'm making pretty good time. 13:15 - hop ...

Viva Cambodia (The Wild East), Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Viva Cambodia (The Wild East)

A travel blog entry by faff

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... you will be inundated with hellos and high fives. Sometimes you really have to look to see where the hellos are coming from. If you ride around by bicycle you seem to get the most attention. On first impressions, Cambodia is much more lively than ...

Freshwater Dolphins, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Freshwater Dolphins

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... 's cool, but i don't care. he also knew another mark strange (for those of you who know boris), who is a stuntman too. cambodia is the first country so far, with no mcdonalds or fast food (coca cola though), which has been really refreshing ...

The mighty Mekong, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

The mighty Mekong

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... to get our flight home on 26 november....or buy a new ticket! Going more rural tomorrow, up into the NE hopefully there will be internet access. Definately elephants, motorbikes and waterfalls all at 30 degrees! Did I say how much we are loving ...

Hello, what is your name?, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Hello, what is your name?

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... . Once upon a time there used to be over a thousand of these creatures, now there are only about 40 of them left in Cambodia. Our tour group quickly piled into two boats and set off from the river bank. We saw quite a few dolphins, but I really wasn't ...

An eye for the Irrawaddy, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

An eye for the Irrawaddy

A travel blog entry by will

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... taking a quick movie on my camera to capture the crazy situation I found myself in), and showed my ticket to the guy, explaining "Kratie, te Phnom Penh!". He babbled some Khmer to me, and pointed at a plastic chair in the shed. I went for my guidebook ...

Krattie: The elusive Irrawaddy Dolphin, Krattie, Cambodia travel blog

Krattie: The elusive Irrawaddy Dolphin

A travel blog entry by roadtrip

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A quick stop on the way to Laos to check out the dolphins, nothing more to say ...

Dogs, Grasshoppers and Billboards, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Dogs, Grasshoppers and Billboards

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... heading for a place named Kratie. We were going there as we this would be the last place that we would stay before we headed out of Cambodia and into Laos. The bus took off, and we were on our way. A couple of hours into the journey, we had a meal ...

The Home of Irawaddy Dolphins, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

The Home of Irawaddy Dolphins

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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07:30 I'm up early again! Initially woken by the jangly music coming from the wat next door at 645, so then I had to get up. Down for breakfast, lovely French bread and tea. What I didn't want to find in my bread was the arse end and antenna of some sort ...

Carrying Cambodia, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Carrying Cambodia

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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Here is my collection of Cambodian Overloads, not as impressive as Vietnam, or maybe I wasn't as on the ...

Border crossing delights, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Border crossing delights

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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M writes...mostly. We had been forewarned that the border crossing into cambodia from laos could be hairy, or at the very least, expensive. It had only been opened for a year or so, and was a "dynamic" situation to say the least. So with a bit of ...

Phnom Penh then north to the border, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh then north to the border

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... the city of Phnom Penh and so is surrounded by houses and restaurants which is a bit strange.  When the Vietnamese invaded Cambodia to oust Khmer Rouge, there were 7 prisoners left alive when the Khmer Rouge fled in 1979.  There were several ...

A Full day on the Bus Siem Reap to Kratie, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

A Full day on the Bus Siem Reap to Kratie

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... without. I went to bed, watching tv a while, glad to be lying down able to rest properly and get some sleep. Best: arriving in Kratie after a long long day Worst: nothing was that bad, I guess just being on the bus all day Beautiful: all the many views on ...

irrawaddy dolphins,khmer whisky and the blues bros, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

irrawaddy dolphins,khmer whisky and the blues bros

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... in Kratie about mid afternoon, and decided to leave the dolphins to the next day, as there was time before the bus out. Kratie is a tiny place, everything is centered on the small market in the centre and to be honest there's little else there. I found a ...

Illusive Irrawadies..., Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Illusive Irrawadies...

A travel blog entry by paulandhannah

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We didn't waste any time once we got off the seven hour bus to Kratie (also spelled and pronounced Kracheh) and got straight on a tuk-tuk to see the Irrawaddy dolphins on the Mekong. Even though we’d been traveling all day, the 15km ride there was ...

Kratie und Umgebung, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Kratie und Umgebung

A travel blog entry by judithundkuesu

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... (von einstmals mehr als 1000!). Um die Tiere besser vor dem Aussterben zu bewahren, wurde der Bootsverkehr zwischen Kratie und Stung Treng eingestellt und das Fischen auf diesem Flussabschnitt verboten. Nachdem wir die Delfine ausgiebig beobachtet haben ...

Stopover on the way to the Capitol, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Stopover on the way to the Capitol

A travel blog entry by mistahall

We stopped in Kratie for the night on the way to Phnom Penh.  See the Phnom Penh entry for ...

Into Cambodia, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Into Cambodia

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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... that 7 hour boat ride crying her eyes out behind her sunglasses. And this is a scene that we saw repeatedly throughout Cambodia. Abject poverty. Gut wrenching hygienic conditions and pollution. Children forced to work to survive. And in spite of it all, ...

Kratie Kid, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Kratie Kid

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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... . I was in my grey Ho Chi Minh t-shirt and some shorts. I thought, that can't be appropriate for a wedding in Cambodia.....I don't even know the people....we would be crashing a wedding. I said I'd wait with everyone's stuff whilst they went and checked ...

Apr 05, 2010, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Apr 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by jumpwithfio

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Welcome to Cambodia!, Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Welcome to Cambodia!

A travel blog entry by emilylef

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... say! After a fairly tortuous border crossing on a bus meant for 40 but slightly overloaded at 60, we arrived at Kratie, our first stop in Cambodia. Designed to break up the journey between Laos and Phnom Penh (which we've now changed a little anyway), we ...

A step back in time, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

A step back in time

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... . I was quite sleepy so couldn't hold a good conversation at all! The rest of the afternoon I just read and chilled out Kratie style. However at about 6:30 we headed off to our authentic Khmer party. It was a leaving party for a volunteer Colette who was ...

Holiday In Cambodia, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Holiday In Cambodia

A travel blog entry by t_humble

... point the custom agencies extorted a dollar out of us, but besides that crossing was a simple affair and soon I found myself in Cambodia. The bus dropped me off and three others In the Mekong town, Kartie. The three of us walked the Kilometer into town ...

Wow, there's nothing here., Kratie, Cambodia travel blog

Wow, there's nothing here.

A travel blog entry by mr_awesome

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A Trip to Kratie, Cambodia, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

A Trip to Kratie, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... parents did. The outskirts of town immediately shift to agriculture with pigs and cows grazing at random. I am very impressed with Cambodia. The people have been unequivocally kind and willing to help out. I fear that perhaps with time they may turn ...

Mekong stopover, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Mekong stopover

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... ses temples et ses rizières.   Kratie was only meant to be a stop off on the long route between Siem Reap and Northeast Cambodia (no Disney cartoon this time) but we had a pleasant couple of days there. The town is on the banks of the mighty Mekong. ...

Dolphin Discovery, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Dolphin Discovery

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... rare Irrawaddy dolphins that are extremely endangered. It took me a good hour and when I reached the place I had seen real rural Cambodia, been greeted by every child that I passed by and got a completely numb backside. I got my own private boat and ...

Buses are fun, Kratie (Kracheh), Cambodia travel blog

Buses are fun

A travel blog entry by oi-herman

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... much about Kratie. I showed up late, there was no power in the town and I left early the next day. The bus trip leaving Kratie on the other hand was interesting. Imagine a 12 person van, now imagine 19 adults, 2 toddlers and 2 infants plus all of their ...

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