Travel Blogs from Battambang, Cambodia

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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 ...

BattamBANG!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

BattamBANG!

A travel blog entry by brown25

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... off work) thanks to Kings Birthday, and Visaka Bochea which is a celebration of the birth and death of Buddha. We set off for Battambang (pronounced Baddambong, which isn't as fun to say) at 7.30am on Friday 13th May. The only bad luck we encountered was ...

Slow Boat to Battambang, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Slow Boat to Battambang

A travel blog entry by carolineandnick

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... 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

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... 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 ...

CAMBODIA, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

CAMBODIA

A travel blog entry by shakilahmed9

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Weeeeeee! Bamboo train!, Battambang, Cambodia travel blog

Weeeeeee! Bamboo train!

A travel blog entry by lauravanwaas

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... 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

Battambang

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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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!!!!! ...

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