Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Ghost Town, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by tonypop

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... the words, it was something familiar yet very strange... unexpected in that space and time... it was Romanian Gypsy music... in Kampot? Cambodia? yup! there was a compilation that some french tourist gave it to the bar tender and he liked it and played ...

Dirt-biking - 2nd stop Kampot, 3rd stop Bokor NP, Kampot and Bokor Nation Park (Hill Station), Cambodia travel blog

Dirt-biking - 2nd stop Kampot, 3rd stop Bokor NP

A travel blog entry by c-hampden

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... angry being there.  Plus the weather isn't great, so I'm not sure its worth staying at a beach for 3 days seeing as I leave Cambodia on the 30th for Malaysia.  Basically I don't know what to do now - something will sort itself out soon ...

Khmer Rouges last stand, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Khmer Rouges last stand

A travel blog entry by ilari

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... nbsp;                  Kampot. Cambodia Matkalla Kep:sta Sihanoukvilleen paatettiin pysahtya yoksi tanne Kampotin uinuvaan joenvarsi kaupunkiin. Kampot itsessaan ...

Alaska Super Club, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Alaska Super Club

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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    Kampot er en lille hyggelig by i det sydlige Cambodia. Vores lyst til at tage hertil, bundede i hvad der i guiedebogen loed som et vaeldigt indbydende treck til den saakaldte 'Bokor Hill Station' taet herved. Bokor er en lille landsby i ...

Desterted town in the mountains, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Desterted town in the mountains

A travel blog entry by rowananddave

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Kampot had been on the cards since we had a recommendation from someone we met in Laos about 'perhaps the best guest house ever!'. She certainly wasn't wrong when we arrived at Bodhi Villa and settled into our bungalow that floated on the river. Spending ...

Down by the river, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Down by the river

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... . We were both pretty surprised at the poor conditions that the soldiers and their families were living in - it seems Cambodia (like the UK) feels it unnecessary to provide clean living quarters for military personnel. After the hill station, we ...

Insights From Kampot: East and West, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Insights From Kampot: East and West

A travel blog entry by yorron

From my perspective, the main difference between East and West is the concept of capturing the moment (or day). In the West, capturing the moment means to make the best out of it: grab opportunities, take actions to secure a better future, and ...

Kampot EcoResort, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot EcoResort

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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We got collected at 7.15 by a tuk tuk to the bus station and our hostel gave us amazing takeout fruit and eggs on toast for the road. The bus was great with wifi and comfy seats and only 4/5 hours which seemed very quick compared to the buses before. We ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by lornajeanne

... was very funny.  Also some really good meat which i have no idea what it was!  But mainly i felt very welcome.  Kampot province i lovely and the whole week i got lots of comments on how beautiful i was - having white skin and a western nose ...

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside., Koh Rong, Shinoukville, Kampot, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.

A travel blog entry by elgraham10

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... our final day in Cambodia, we caught the bus to Vietnam the next morning. Whilst I've had some good times in Cambodia it's probably my least favourite country. Possibly I had high expectations. Everywhere I went was nice, with the exception of ...

Kampot part 2..., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot part 2...

A travel blog entry by dunkersandbish

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... . We picked mango fresh from the tree and went to a pepper plantation which was awesome. The area produces tonnes of ‘Kampot’ pepper for export; the peppercorns we tasted were incredibly fiery! So sadly, we had to leave the lovely Kampot, the ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by flomorton

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I've been in Kampot for the last few days. On Tuesday I did a tour up to Bokor National Park. At the top is a huge old hotel/casino and loads of other buildings including a church, police station, post office and a secondary hotel further from ...

It wasn't Yaz that vommed this time!, Kampot,  Cambodia travel blog

It wasn't Yaz that vommed this time!

A travel blog entry by tomgant

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Tomo says: Arrived in Kampot after 13 hours on a bus! Ass still hurting from second day of cycling, made worse by sitting on it for that long! Girl next to is was borking the whole time - nice! Early night and late rise (hopefully!) - have been up before ...

Southern Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Southern Cambodia

A travel blog entry by awdickin

... , you get soaked and cool off. Anyway, since my last entry I've been to Battambang, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, and now Kampot in Cambodia. My Lonely Planet told me that Battambang was a charming little city with good guesthouses, restaurants, and pretty ...

Insights from Kampot: Everyone's a teacher, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Insights from Kampot: Everyone's a teacher

A travel blog entry by yorron

Accept everyone and they will become your ...

Insights From Kampot: Joyous ways of life, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Insights From Kampot: Joyous ways of life

A travel blog entry by yorron

Each and every way of life is a joyous ...

Peaceful kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Peaceful kampot

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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After the chaos of Sihanouk Ville we arrived in the charming and peaceful Kampot, feeling as though we were getting a true taste of Cambodia. As a big river city this place isn't centered on tourism but trade and wait for it... PEPPER!!! Yes that's right ...

Ong Lang Beach, Phú Quốc, Cambodia travel blog

Ong Lang Beach

A travel blog entry by nonlinear

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... is part of Cambodia, but it is not. It was until the French came, but now it is part of Vietnam. It is contested by Cambodia, so there is a large military build up on the North of the island pointing towards Cambodia which can be seen as it is only a few ...

The South Coast, Sihanoukville and Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The South Coast

A travel blog entry by mhistie

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... a strange sensation wandering around the crumbling corridors imagining both the parties and the horrors that have taken place there. This being Cambodia though they'd set up an impromptu cafe at the edge of the building where we had lunch. In a country ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by calyn6

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... ; street vendors.   The next day I joined a tour of Bokor Nat'l Park.  The park is the largest nature preserve in Cambodia and also home to an abandoned resort town at the top of the mountain.  The king had a small palace in the area and ...

Cambodia - approaching the end!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - approaching the end!

A travel blog entry by krisharris

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... numbers. Oh well, I lost anyway! Serves me right for being stingy. Got another couple of nights here then on Wednesday I leave Cambodia and head to Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam! I'll hopefully have some cool stories and pictures in a few days time. I've ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by drwandgini

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4th Jan Work in ...

Rat and Ruin, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Rat and Ruin

A travel blog entry by clurross

Waiting for the festival to finish before we can get Laos visas, we head off to the south coast, to Kampot, a small, ex-colonial, sleepy riverside town. Here we walked to a nearby fishing village, biked to some rapids and to a depressing zoo, had ...

Mit chauffiertem Motorrad ueber die Grenze!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Mit chauffiertem Motorrad ueber die Grenze!

A travel blog entry by tom-of-boracay

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... , aber zusaetzlich noch einen neuen Swimming Pool und Schweizer Spezialitaeten wie Roesti auf der Speisekarte! Die Weiterreise nach Kampot ist ein Katzensprung, und dauert mit dem lokalen Bus nur 30 Minuten.Er faehrt taeglich am spaeten Morgen  in ...

Kampot Province, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot Province

A travel blog entry by longwalktour

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Erin and I caught a share taxi to Kampot, one of the French Colonial ports of Cambodia. To some, it is famous for producing some of the worlds finest black pepper. Its location at the base of the mountains, among a basin of rice paddies, straddling a ...

Grate food and amazing women in Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Grate food and amazing women in Kampot

A travel blog entry by millertravel

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The sleepy riverside town  of Kampot!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The sleepy riverside town of Kampot!

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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... on a day tour with Monkey tours and our transport for the day was a pick-up truck! Bokor National Park is one of Cambodia's largest protected areas, it was used by the Khmer Rouge during the 1970's and recently it has been illegal logged! The road was ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Safe Transport, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Safe Transport

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Whole families draped across 110cc bikes. Motorbikes hanging out the backs of vans. A mass transport vehicle with 3 wheels (death trap). Water pouring out the engine on a motor bike pulling a cart of people. Squeezing 25 people into a van - when they ...

Tourist Bus vs. Local Bus, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Tourist Bus vs. Local Bus

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... exactly like an hour and a half journey, if not longer. At every small development along the road, we prayed that it was Kampot, our destination. Needless to say, we got off at the first available stop and enjoyed the few kilometres walk to our guest ...

Saigon, The Mekong Delta, Phnom Penh and Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Saigon, The Mekong Delta, Phnom Penh and Cambodia

A travel blog entry by smirkleby

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... the coast.  Kep had been an excellent relaxing few days with a nice swim, excellent walk and good company. So far, then, Cambodia has been really enjoyable, similar to Vietnam but also a little different or, as they say over here, "same same, but ...

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