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Cambodia - Overview, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Overview

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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As with Vietnam, the current generation of Cambodia is haunted by the country's recent history. Our day in Phnom Penh, facing up to the horrors of the Pol Pot regime, was frighteningly difficult to comprehend. The nation has had to move forward and it had ...

Phluk and Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Phluk and Temple

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... in the first place they should never have served this. For a place of this stature and allure this was unacceptable, even in a country like Cambodia. We did not let it ruin our day and the second try of the Chef was better. But when we were almost done ...

Back to Hong Kong, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Back to Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Today we have to leave this wonderful country as Chinese new year demands our presence back in Hong Kong, or actually in Taiwan, as the whole family will go there to celebrate the new lunar year. But not before we take a last spin around the town of Siem ...

Tin Tin in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Tin Tin in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... her i guess about the Khmur Rouge. In the 1970's there was a government party that used deception to gain power of Cambodia. During this time, there were much distress in Cambodia, around 2 million people were reported killed, but the numbers are not ...

Holiday in Cambodia., Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Holiday in Cambodia.

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Well, here we are in Cambodia. Phnom Penh. It's be a long, sobering day. To catch everyone up, after heading out from Bangkok to Siem Reap (translated: Siam destroyed) to see Angkor Wat, we found our way to Battambang to get our Vietnam Visas and ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... it's all true. I suppose the Western world should shoulder some of the blame- given we did encourage a civil war in Cambodia a few decades ago - and I'm happy to report that we certainly did our part to contribute to the Cambodian economy to help rectify ...

Ankor wat wat wat?, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Ankor wat wat wat?

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... a cold drink! Amoung the hussel and bussle there are also musical bands by victims of land mines, a very stark reminder of Cambodia's history that still treatens today. In all the guide books and from other travellers you hear never walk off the main ...

Fantastic Four hit the capital, Penh Cheth Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Fantastic Four hit the capital

A travel blog entry by jawad

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6 hour $4 bus 2x 30min stops on the way walk to riverside waiting and hassled found GH indian ...

Beachin' it, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Beachin' it

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... awhile. I popped a couple of anti-diarrhea tablets and we took off on the bus to Sihanoukville on the south coast of Cambodia. After all our purchases in Vietnam (clothes and souvenirs) we are loaded down with two extra bags and wouldn't mind staying ...

Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and History, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and History

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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We arrived about 2 hours late to Siem Reap, Cambodia. The flight was delayed due to close proximity of the Tropical storm Usagi. We were concerned as the hotel had arranged a pickup at the airport as it was later in the evening. We quickly made our way ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Arrived in Battambang with the view to get the pictureque boat to Siem Reap. On first sight of the river this seemed quite an unlikely option. There were people walking, ankle deep straight up the middle. Of course, it was still going ahead "yes, ...

That's Cambodia son., Phnom Pehn to the Lao border, Cambodia travel blog

That's Cambodia son.

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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We entered Phnom Pehn with heavy hearts and not without a little trepidation after our good friends, Bob and Hazy, found the place to be so soul-sapping. We were still determined to see the city though and were more than willing to step into 'the heart ...

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... for execution. There is a building with over 8,000 skulls of the victims inside. There were other killing fields all over Cambodia, and almost 2 million people were killed during the 4 year terror of the Khmer Rouge. One in every 4 Cambodians died. The ...

Cities of temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Cities of temples

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... a magnificent temple. Ornately carved, though not as delicately as Angkor, the carvings were lively scenes of everyday life in Cambodia 800 years ago- hunting, fishing, celebrating. A man bent on one knee, proposing to a woman, Chinese merchants carosing ...

Kampuchea Hosue, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Kampuchea Hosue

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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Kampuchea House is an Orphanage founded by Australian Les Stott. This year my school Westbourne Grammar School has raised $50,000 for them to build a community center which will serve as a community kitchen, a school and a general area to play. The ...

Year Zero to 2005, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Year Zero to 2005

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... I wore a pained scowl for the better part of the afternoon. I stepped back less than three decades and saw the remnants of Cambodia's most devastating and darkest hours. I visited the S-21 Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum followed by a ride out to Choeung Ek, ...

Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... conversations of the whole island. I kid you not. After 5minutes we had to tell him to shut up. Laos spoiled us. Entering Cambodia we had none of the enthusiasm that normally accompanies arriving in a new country, we wanted to turn back. For 150km the ...

FaT dOg Cambodia, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

FaT dOg Cambodia

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... of 'get wasted, the bar money goes to charity' took hold and 60 people danced to probably the first minimal ever heard in Cambodia. Before the party I had spent 3days trying to find stuff i could play that wasn't minimal. But after an hour of the night I ...

Living in Cambodia, Koh Rong Sam Loem, Cambodia travel blog

Living in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... thing is that resorts in the developing world are run by greedy multinationals so none of their money stays in Cambodia. At the moment Sihanoukville is in transformation - it currently has 2 posh resorts but gradually the beachside bars are being ...

Next up.. Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Next up.. Cambodia

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... . Thank god everything went according to plan this morning and we arrived on time at the tiny airport of Luang Prabang, next stop Cambodia. A boring wait and a short flight later we landed at the airport of Siem Reap, in the middle of the country of ...

Bangkok to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bangkok to Battambang

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... !! It was a dirty, dusty, crowded town full of begggars and con artists in every shape and form, and not a great introduction to Cambodia. We ended up catching a taxi to Battambang, it was either that or sit in the back of a pick-up truck on sacks of rice ...

Back to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Back to Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by luolan

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... such acts of depravity in the future. My two cents. After that uplifting afternoon, we decided it was high time to bid Cambodia farewell. I feel like I can cross that off my list of places to go within this lifetime. A beautiful country, but the ...

The extension to The Villa Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The extension to The Villa Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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... ... as well as a bar. This will most likely serve as the principal vantage point for my Uncle Gary, Pop and Dad to view Cambodia from when they come over with the rest of my mum's family for Christmas. The following are photos of the extension. Photos of ...

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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Hello All, How are you? How's life? How's everything? After Shihanoukville Danny and I headed East to the sleepy little town of Kampot. According to the ticket guy you can normally fit 8 people in a normal 5 seater car which we are still ...

Amazing Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Amazing Angkor

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... , so the waiting times were atrocious. Once stamped out of Thailand, we had to walk across the neutral area then get stamped into Cambodia, and thankfully they sped that process up a little bit to about an hour. This of course is when we found out that ...

Holiday in Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Holiday in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... is that the temples are slowly being cut off from the jungle and each one is now surrounded with a tarmac 'moat'. Since Cambodia opened their skies to international flights tour groups have been pouring into Siem Reap airport and being ferried from their ...

Angkor - not the ship kind.  Temple Tour Day 3, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 3

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Temple Tour Day 3 We couldn't believe it! Our driver was there, ready and waiting! This is too good! We weren't seeing much today anyway which would leave him plenty of time to get more jobs in. It was too good to be true because on the drive out ...

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 2, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 2

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Temple Tour Day 2 Five minutes to 5am and we were down there waiting for Josh and waiting for the driver. Josh came sauntering down at 5 but no sign of the driver. We gave him 10 minutes but the dirty, lazy little bugger had opted for a sleep-in ...

Not Impressed, but excited!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Not Impressed, but excited!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... the journey, but he did put the remainder of Team America on to keep us entertained and, perhaps, subdued. I wasn't impressed with Cambodia so far and the guesthouse employees did little to raise my hopes. They were quite surly and indifferent on our ...

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 ...

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