Travel Blogs from Battambang, Cambodia

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Day 111, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Day 111

A travel blog entry by craigandkelly

Time for our first bus journey in Cambodia. Today we are travelling to Battenbang. We were collected at 9.30am by a mini bus to take us to the bus station, which meant we had time to squeeze the complimentary breakfast in before we set off! The bus ...

Back to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Back to Battambang

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

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... " means stick, and "bat" means lost, so it tells the story of a guy who lost his special stick..! This represents Battambang Province apparently. We were greeted at the bamboo train station by a police officer with great english, who was the person to ...

Crocodile Dandy, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Crocodile Dandy

A travel blog entry by iliaflax

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אחד הדברים היפים בקמבודיה הוא שיתופי ...

Shut up and Drive, Banan, Cambodia travel blog

Shut up and Drive

A travel blog entry by chinesetudor

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... , a lot of them banana based, and saw some stunning scenery; banana trees lining rivers and streams, smiling children and welcoming families. So in a place with not lots to do Battambang offered us some memorable experiences that we still laugh about ...

Battambang - Markets, Bamboo and Cooking School, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang - Markets, Bamboo and Cooking School

A travel blog entry by lisaptraveller

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... since Ko Tao in Thailand and get our tans back up to scratch. The beach town we would be heading to is Sihanoukville on the southwest coast of Cambodia, a mere 11 hours bus journey away from Battambang. Hopefully this journey will be slightly less ...

Let's go to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Let's go to Battambang

A travel blog entry by tobirgits

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Today we took a bus to Battambang and arrived after 5 hours in Battambang. When we wanted to get off the bus there were so many tuk-tuk drivers and it was almost impossible to get off the bus - what a nightmare...  I've never felt so crowded and ...

i <3 Cambodia ll, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

i <3 Cambodia ll

A travel blog entry by kspot

BATTAMBANG   We took a 6 hour bus ride to Battambang northwest of Phnom Penh. There was a lovely Canadian couple, Corey and Larry, around the same age as our parents on the same bus as us. We were going to the same hotel and decided to share tge ...

Riverboating Cambodia style, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Riverboating Cambodia style

A travel blog entry by mountainbryants

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... straight in to the river). Kids travelled absolutely amazing in the heat and tiny boat for hours on end.  When we landed in Battambang we were bombarded with tuk-tuk drivers all vying for our attention.  I finally had to get angry and say "no" ...

Dropping like flies, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Dropping like flies

A travel blog entry by dnovgo

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... It was a scene straight out the African Queen. I was afraid that we would have to jump out of the boat and push and get leeches all over us. Fortunately, we managed to extricate the boat without much difficulty and reached our destination of ...

More to offer than just the Bamboo train!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

More to offer than just the Bamboo train!

A travel blog entry by prathab

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... to some very late nights, the Poipet border crossing (which is renowned for scams leaving travelers in a foul mood on entering Cambodia) went pretty smoothly.  I was only really stung for a little extra for my taxi because I was the only one heading ...

I said a bang bang bangity bang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

I said a bang bang bangity bang

A travel blog entry by jilly82

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... toilet paper.   The next stop after Phnom Penh and a 6-7 hour bus journey was the chilled out riverside town of Battambang (pronounced Battam-bong) which, as well as being a throughly nice place in itself, has lots of touristy goodness nearby. Our ...

Accounting and the circus, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Accounting and the circus

A travel blog entry by christie101

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Where has the time gone? I can't believe it is time for me to leave PPS and head back to Siem Reap ready for my flight to Singapore in the morning. PPS has been such an amazing place to work: I definitely won’t forget it in a hurry. It’s ...

Battambang, Cambodge, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang, Cambodge

A travel blog entry by benetcaro

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Première vraie journée de visite depuis notre départ. Nous sommes à Battambang dans le Nord-Ouest du Cambodge. Nous avons traversé hier la frontière à Aranyapratet/Poipet depuis la Thaïlande. Nous étions arrivés la veille à l'aéroport de ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by laws

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... heading off to Siem Reap by boat, Nadine fell down the stairs leaving the guesthouse at 5.00AM and landed herself a nice chubby kankle to hobble round on!!  The boat ride crosses the Tonle Sap - a huge lake and shows the real Cambodia - ...

Angkor What?, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by casandstevo

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... good spot for sunrise/set!  It was a pretty exhausting 3 days though! We are now in Battambang (pronounced BattambOng, apparently!) in NW Cambodia.  We took the boat from Phnom Penh along the, at some places, very narrow and windey river.  ...

Battembang in Mr Blue's Batmobile, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battembang in Mr Blue's Batmobile

A travel blog entry by chrishawes

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... often over here, we had a couple of people come and beg. We always apologize but rarely give money as Cambodia support groups are keen to help people to build lives for themselves rather than relying on begging. An elderly lady moved ...

In training, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

In training

A travel blog entry by stuchy

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... ), a place you can go and sit in an over-water bungalow and order lunch.  The recent rains affected this area of Battambang province heavily and as a result the reservoir wall is no longer.  Riding into the town was an odd feeling, like riding ...

Boottrip naar Battambang en dagje voor de klas, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Boottrip naar Battambang en dagje voor de klas

A travel blog entry by michielnienke

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... , hier alweer de volgende update van ons reis verhaal. De afgelopen twee dagen hebben we een reis gemaakt en verbleven in Battambang. En inmiddels staan we alweer in de startblokken om op weg te gaan naar Phnom Phenh, hier vertrekken we vrijdag ochtend ...

We love Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

We love Battambang

A travel blog entry by suzieandandrew

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... a well deserved shower we set about soaking up the vibe of the place by having an evening stroll around some of Battambang's sights. These include French Colonial architecture (which they are taking steps to renovate well), boulevards and a riverside walk ...

Siem Reap to Battembang by boat, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap to Battembang by boat

A travel blog entry by philuxbown

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Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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Well, 20 people all wanting breakfast early at once taxed the kitchen staff severely, and we left the motel a few minutes late at 6:45 on a bus down to the ferry. Road impossibly narrow for the bus, and often we squeezed between stalls with only inches ...

Pitstop at Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Pitstop at Battambang

A travel blog entry by paulandvic

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... did this in one go and by many many buses. To break the journey to Bangkok up we decided to have a pitstop halfway there at Battambang which we thought would have more going on that what it actually did, we decided to stay two nights and this worked well ...

Phnom Sampeou and Wat Banan, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Sampeou and Wat Banan

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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Today I got a motorbike driver ($10) to take me around.  We headed south to Phnom Sampeou which was the site of genocide in the Khmer Rouge era.   We parked at the bottom and walked up the hill which would have been fine if I hadn't ...

River Cruise from Battambang back to Siem Reap, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

River Cruise from Battambang back to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by jeanie15

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... that type of behavior.   After not being able to locate "the arranged" transportation, courtesy of the hotel staff in Battambang, we realized we needed to go with one of the overbearing drivers. There were 3 tuk-tuks with drivers surrounding us, ...

Jan 27, 2010, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Jan 27, 2010

A travel blog entry by aniion

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Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by michelle_austyn

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Battambang ...

Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Battambang

A travel blog entry by vitasamb2001

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... bus stopped for a break few times and at one station I bought some kind of shrimp pancakes from a woman, very good! At the Battambang I checked few hotels, one- I didn't like (no window), the other was full. At International Hotel I got nice A/C room for ...

Dag 17 van Siem Reap naar Battambang, Banan, Cambodja travel blog

Dag 17 van Siem Reap naar Battambang

A travel blog entry by martinitravels

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... ! Na een verkoelende duik in het zwembad zijn we op zoek gegaan naar een restaurant in de beduidend minder toeristische Pubstreet van Battambang. Met een volle maag en een potje Uno (ik weet even niet meer wie er gewonnen had) achter de kiezen tevreden ...

More temples and a ride on a bamboo train, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

More temples and a ride on a bamboo train

A travel blog entry by follow_bex

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... was disassembled, carried past us and reassembled on the other side. Genius! We made it back in one piece and I returned to Battambang where I received a message to say that Chris and Nancy (Railay) were in town. Luckily they got my reply and I had Nancy ...

From Chaos to Serenity, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

From Chaos to Serenity

A travel blog entry by melisa_vazquez

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... clad in hijabs. Cambodia is a predominantly Buddhist country, however, the population in this village was 99% Muslim. We arrived in Battambang in time for lunch, which we had at on the second storey of a restaurant overlooking the river. Despite its 2 ...

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