Travel Blogs from Battambang, Cambodia

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Slow Boat to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Slow Boat to Battambang

A travel blog entry by carolineandnick


... off the rice noodle makers are very busy as the noodles are celebratory food. Finally we went for a ride on the 'Bamboo Train'. Battambang is on the railway line from Phnom Penh to the Thai border but trains have been suspended for some years - though ...

Battambang baddaboom, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang baddaboom

A travel blog entry by alexandluke

... but realised it was across town so a friendly local took us to his friends restaurant and had dinner with us. We only had a day in Battambang but we are glad we made the effort to get there as the train ride was really fun. We also had decided to come ...

Cat house, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Cat house

A travel blog entry by stuchy


... the DC (they have English & Japanese sessions too).  So it's a little light on for brothers and the moment. The DC in Cambodia is at the end of December, so we'll travel down to PP for that. The territory is very productive and enjoyable and ...

Boats McGoats, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Boats McGoats

A travel blog entry by apandlc

... by the sight of a million fruit bats flying out of the caves down at the bottom of the hill, who go out at night to feast. Battambang was a little gem for some of the sights, and it was a fitting way to end Cambodia. We've love this country, it's been ...

Weeeeeee! Bamboo train!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Weeeeeee! Bamboo train!

A travel blog entry by lauravanwaas


... two rest breaks within the first 2 1/2 hours of the journey, then didn't stop again for 3 hours, when we pulled into Battambang. The reason to come to this rural Cambodian town? That's easy. The promise of a ride on the enticing bamboo train. ...

Battambang, Banan, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by dave_and_jo

Hotel a building site Chilled in a SA bar - chicken basket and pizza Amazing sunrise cafe - cream cheese bagel bacon Nani - wats Bamboo railway - kids rice factory drinks Rice paddy - work Mountain cave killing field Bats Circus - Phare ponleu seipak - ...

Running Amok, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Running Amok

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is


... they attend their obligatory weddings. Failing to recoup losses means they will quickly become extinct. In an economy as poor as Cambodia any financial damage can be catastrophic. So the only weddings that survive are those that have fought tooth and nail ...

Battambang and a boat trip., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang and a boat trip.

A travel blog entry by cordlepops


... headed off to the Royal Hotel – much less grand than it sounds.  For the second most populated town in Cambodia, Battambang certainly doesn’t give the impression of it.  We were expecting a busy, bustling city with lots of ...

time to relax. kind of., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

time to relax. kind of.

A travel blog entry by ekitch

... out to be a really nice guy who volunteer's/runs a orpahnage so we arranged to go there the following day. Battambang is the second largest town in Cambodia but i swear it's no bigger than watford!!!!! Had dinner at the hotel which was really good, nice ...

No sleep till Battambang., Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

No sleep till Battambang.

A travel blog entry by ljt


... shops were not really much to look at and the centre is very scruffy. Besides a couple of nice restaurants/bars there is not much there and I was quite ready to leave after 2 nights. Battambang trivia: Everyone either drives a motorbike or a ...

First Week - Done!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

First Week - Done!

A travel blog entry by christie101


... of beers before heading back so Micha could pack his bag and then we headed back out for some dinner and some cocktails. The thing in Battambang is that all the serving staff are so friendly and if you are there for more than a couple of days (the normal ...

Koh Tao & Koh Phangang, Battambang, Cambodja travel blog

Koh Tao & Koh Phangang

A travel blog entry by atrejseeratleve


... var da med nede på stranden og se festen osv. Dagen efter lejede vi en scooter og kørte rundt på øen, vi endte på et madmarked, hvor vi spiste en masse mærkeligt, og blev indtil aften. Nu går turen til Cambodia!!!!! ...

Bamboo Train, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bamboo Train

A travel blog entry by natpat

... the track so the other can pass, then it is put together again.  This was an interesting sight to see. After a day in Battambang I travelled to Siem Reap.  Instead of taking the 4 hour bus ride I decided to take the 8 hour boat ride.  Very ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by gbish


... really disturbing, it's so hard to believe that the Khmer Rouge regime didn't happen all that long ago. On our way out of Battambang, we stopped off to ride the bamboo train. It was like being back at Alton Towers, it was both terrifying and ...

Turns out I'm in transit!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Turns out I'm in transit!

A travel blog entry by lochlanjw

Funnily enough the share taxi I caught with the Italian couple (and 3 Cambodians) dropped us at the bus station in Battambang. As it was only early I went to check bus times and lo and behold there is a Phnom Penh-bound bus departing in 5 minutes. I'm on ...

Campagne bouddhiste, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Campagne bouddhiste

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc


Bienvenue à Battambang, près l'odyssée de 5 heures de bus ! Magnifique campagne en route, rizières à volonté. Le repos sera mérité.  Lendemain, les tuk-tuk nous attendent ! Une école local, encore des enfants dont les commissures des lèvres ...

What is in Battenbang?, Battenbang, Cambodia travel blog

What is in Battenbang?

A travel blog entry by joandjim


... track, few visitors and we found out why, there is nothing there. The five hour boat trip was recommended as the most beautiful in Cambodia and when we booked it we saw pictures of a great boat, but we must have been out of season, the scenery wasn't ...

couldnt find Maddox here, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

couldnt find Maddox here

A travel blog entry by pisce03

... little boutique clothing store where the clothes are purchased from Thailand but are much cheaper than Thailand. worth a look. So we ditched Battambang and decided to go luxury to flooding Siem Reap in a taxi. The driver seemed quite nice until we got to ...

The road  to Siem Reap, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

The road to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by finbarrorourke


... her over the Thai border as they actually check for licence and registration etc) before leaving for Thailand. Simple. My first day in Battambang I checked into a family run hostel that a lot of ex-pats were living out of and fell in with a really good ...

Soaked to the Skin, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Soaked to the Skin

A travel blog entry by helen.ansell.13

We stopped over for one night in a small town called Battambang - we hired bicycles and cycled a few km out of town, then the heavens opened and we got soaked to the skin! Eventually (even though it was far too late) we took shelter in someone's shop ...

Bamboo Train is very cool!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bamboo Train is very cool!

A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey


... be dashed on the rock below - their had containers of bones & skulls. The view from several points was amazing & I could see Battambang 12 km away in the distance & the dusty dirt road that we were to drive on. There was a couple of big field ...

All in an afternoon, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

All in an afternoon

A travel blog entry by kerrihaysom


Our shortest stopover yet; we arrived in Battambang at 12pm from Siem Reap - 3 hours before we expected to, so in one afternoon we visited The Bamboo Train, various temples, the Killing Cave where yet more Cambodians were slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by namasaurus


Best boat trip, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Best boat trip

A travel blog entry by pierre-zuzana


... faire la traversée sur le toit du bateau ou la vue était la meilleure mais ou le soleil était le plus brulant… A Battambang nous assistons au concert gratuit des ‘’dengue fever’’ un groupe américain dont la chanteuse est ...

By Boat to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

By Boat to Battambang

A travel blog entry by mimaisasleep


... fascinated, curious and can not help but be really appreciative of everything I've had in my life. We spent couple of nights in Battambang, just enough to explore the town on foot. We found a great restaurant (White Rose) where we spent the most of our ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by shakilahmed9


Bit of the Cambodian countryside, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Bit of the Cambodian countryside

A travel blog entry by ashleighb


Hi All, The Lonley Planet describes Battambang as the 4th biggest tourist destination (next to Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville), however I haven't seen many reasons to come here.  I guess I need to remember that I have visited Cambodia in ...

Nov 05, 2009, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Nov 05, 2009

A travel blog entry by jolyonp


Hiti, sviti og stud i Kambodiu, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Hiti, sviti og stud i Kambodiu

A travel blog entry by nannaogthora


Sawatdee Kaa! Nu er komid ad mer, Thoru, til ad blogga. Vid erum nuna staddar i hinum rosalega liflega bae Battambang i Kambodiu.  Sidasta blogg var skrifad i nordur Taelandi - Chiang Mai - og vid erum bunar ad fara vitt og breytt sidan tha. Tha ...

Best looking tuk tuk driver!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Best looking tuk tuk driver!

A travel blog entry by crystals_blog

I got the bus early to Battembang, it was suppose to take 10 hours but obviously this is Asia and rather than tell you how long it's actually going to take, they lie! They must think we're incapable of handling the truth of how long it's going to take, ...

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