Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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The Motorcycle Diaries, Kmpt, Cambodia travel blog

The Motorcycle Diaries

A travel blog entry by srb013

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... we did something that my (Sheena's) parents wouldn't approve of... We rented a motorcycle. In order to rent a motorcycle in Cambodia, customers must undergo a rigorous interview process: Us: Hi, we'd like to rent a motorcycle. Them: Ok. Do you want ...

Phu Quoc, Kampot Province, Cambodia travel blog

Phu Quoc

A travel blog entry by 12smith

Phu Quoc is billed as a Thai-style beach island, before everything got developed. On arrival it's clear that Phu Quoc is in the midst of a huge change to its infrastructure and there is (like almost everywhere we've been so far) large amounts of ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by pd_sr

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We are now in the small river side town of Kampot. It has a very French colonial feel with it's colorful row buildings and the small details, like the street post. It has a very nice promenade along the river, a nice place to take in the sunset. We ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by claireandnick

Kampot is a smallish town on the way back to Phnom Penh. It has the air of being quite worn down - glory days definitely passed, but quite nice at the same time. The day we arrived was absolutely boiling and after strolling round the market and eating ...

Bokor, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bokor

A travel blog entry by bobner

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I hopped a bus to Kampot in the very south of Cambodia. The bus ride was short (4 hours) but pretty rough. I have been able finagle the very back center seat for my long legs. I am good at this finagling because it is exactly what I have to do with ...

2nd Part of the Bolaven Trip, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

2nd Part of the Bolaven Trip

A travel blog entry by fabioontheway

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Am nächsten Morgen ging's dann mit den zwei Deutsche Mädels weiter zurück zu Pakse. Auf dem Weg dahin erwarteten uns noch weitere Wasserfälle und mit dabei einer der schönste in der Gegend. Die erste war dei Tad Yuang Wasserfall. ...

moto ride + boker national park, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

moto ride + boker national park

A travel blog entry by peter.wilson

hello everyone i am now in aplace called kampot its a nice place but feals slightly like and old wild west town the roads are quit wide but not much traffic and the bildings are old frenceh style on the first day i just chilled in the town and sat down by ...

Pepper and pints, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Pepper and pints

A travel blog entry by andreoz

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... . My final adventure of the day was a bar called the Rusty Keyhole which is run by British expats and apparently the only place in Cambodia where they serve Angkor beer in pint glasses. Needless to say that I couldn't resist to this touch of UK. Before I ...

Phomn Penn, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Phomn Penn

A travel blog entry by bella__t

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The boat upriver from the Floating Hotel was long. We did get to see our Mosque though, and we watched fish being fed pellets of dog food by our guide who opened up a floorboard of a villager's floating house to show us the fish farm below. We saw a ...

Kampot Brew: Cambodian Magic is just Beginning, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot Brew: Cambodian Magic is just Beginning

A travel blog entry by sklitgord

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... by the river - one set of butter fingers INSTRUCTIONS: A little bit about The Kingdom of Cambodia (Kampuchea): As we walk through the streets of Kampot we notice how expectantly cosmopolitan this small city feels. The food available here is a great ...

Kampot and Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot and Kep

A travel blog entry by amincambodia

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... .  This past weekend I took advantage of another bank holiday and headed south (towards Vietnam) to see Kampot / Kep.  Rumuor had it that everyone else in Cambodia had the same idea (more on this later). Last week was busy as I got to play ...

How many Cambodians fit in a Toyota Camry?, Bokor National Park, Cambodia travel blog

How many Cambodians fit in a Toyota Camry?

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... a lot of rubbish, which let an Italian woman to scream and shout abuses in Italian. Both pretty pointless, as noone speaks Italian in Cambodia, plus screaming and shouting famously leeds you nowhere here. But we were not detered, at least not by her, and ...

Postcard from Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Postcard from Kampot

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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The hardest trek ever!!!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The hardest trek ever!!!

A travel blog entry by kyleannie

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... we decided that we should get off our arses and see something other than sand and sea. We booked ourselves onto a minibus to Kampot. Unfortunately the driver had a massive basket of Durian fruit on the bus and we'd had a few too many beers the night ...

day 321: healed and whisky, Kmpt, Cambodia travel blog

day 321: healed and whisky

A travel blog entry by ursburs

... Till 2am we chat and drink. An interesting old man. He's been travelling all his life, recently got his life insurance paid out and invested in a pension fond, which he lives off now. For visa purposes alternating one month in Cambodia and one in Vietnam. ...

Khmer style tattoo removal, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Khmer style tattoo removal

A travel blog entry by darrenstravels

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... the market and buses.  Turns out I like fruit drinks that are literally in clear plastic bags with a straw in it.  Cambodia, once being under French rule, does some seriously good baking, so I scoff down sweet breads galore.  Bus is the ...

Ahh sleepy Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Ahh sleepy Kampot

A travel blog entry by jackgooding

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Leaving paradise behind we headed to Kampot, a small sleepy town east along the coast - on the first day we hired bikes and got aquainted with our surroundings! Then we caught a tuk tuk to visit nearby Kep - on the way we stopped at a cave...we had to ...

Mountains and Caves, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Mountains and Caves

A travel blog entry by ballsabroad

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... still didnt feel right the next day but I really wanted to get sightseeing as there were some amazing things to see around Kampot. Didnt particularly like the town much but rented a motorbike and headed to Bokor National park and Bokor Mountain. The ride ...

Monday 2 July 2012 – Tuesday 3 July 2012, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Monday 2 July 2012 – Tuesday 3 July 2012

A travel blog entry by paulandhelen

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... bit of consultation with the ticket sellers we decided the price the moto guys were charging of $14 each across the border to Kampot in Cambodia wasn’t too bad so we hopped on the back of a motorcycle with our bags wedged between the driver and his ...

Still in the middle of nowhere!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Still in the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by lbc

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... the Bokor National Park. The surrounding countryside is divided into squares of agricultural land. I don’t know what I expected Cambodia to look like but it wasn’t like this. The similarities with England are amazing! So we walk down ...

Feb 05, 2013, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Feb 05, 2013

A travel blog entry by beckyangell3

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Don't give up the day job, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Don't give up the day job

A travel blog entry by smerbs

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... off to travel in South East Asia with my Fiancee, I had no idea that I would end up as a volunteer accountant in Cambodia. I came across AfID in mid August and instantly wanted to be involved.  Just one problem though -  I had already left the ...

Birthday celebrations, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Birthday celebrations

A travel blog entry by youloveit

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... of my time in South East Asia, no matter how full the buses get, the driver always has a seat to himself but clearly not in Cambodia! Kampot was a four hour drive away so I told myself I'd be sat this way for the duration - that way, if anyone does happen ...

Oct 17, 2011, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Oct 17, 2011

A travel blog entry by allishatch

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So bright..., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

So bright...

A travel blog entry by tomhk

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... hired bicycles and just looked about town, we went into the market which was the most authentic out of the markets I've seen in Cambodia.  You can usually tell how authentic a market is by how much the air smells of dead fish, animals and their shit ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by hub_isa

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Kompot We took a local bus from Phenom Pehn to the South coast of Cambodia. We wanted to get out of the city to experience a real local area with little tourism, before heading to the Angkor Temples..... and this is definitely what we got :-) - ...

Kampot+Kep leg, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot+Kep leg

A travel blog entry by vitasamb2001

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... Very lovely ride. Camodian country side is different from Vietnam. People live even poorer. I guess Vietnam was like a prep before Cambodia. Dirt roads mainly red dirt. Looks very nice. Mainly stilt houses. People live very poor, that sometimes I was ...

Bokor Hill was dynamite!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bokor Hill was dynamite!

A travel blog entry by totallyranced

... bang and nearly shit our pants, if we had been outside it would’ve been much worse considering the amount of landmines in Cambodia but it was the construction workers blowing up parts of the mountain. I wore my sun hat for the first and last time ...

The best ribs in the world!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The best ribs in the world!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... tour today was to Bokor Mountain, which is a national park in the local area and the highest thing for a long way, since a lott of Cambodia is fairly flat.  It took an hour or so to drive up the new winding road, with the views getting more and more ...

Feeling Crabby?, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Feeling Crabby?

A travel blog entry by apandlc

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... isn't really on the main tourist track, we have found visiting places like this really valuable as it allows us to see the real Cambodia a little better, as opposed to the tourist scene.  It's only really a day trip kind of place, and most people who ...

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