Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Phnom Chhnock, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Chhnock

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear


After safely finding my way to Kampot yesterday, today is sightseeing.  The trip from Sihanoukville to Kampot was fun.  Instead of organising a mini bus I decided to get my visa, then go to the bus station, big mistake.  No buses go to ...

Second day in Kampot and exploring, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Second day in Kampot and exploring

A travel blog entry by hadleyandlaura

... we were planning on visiting the national park which is 40km away but it seems the rainy season has well and truly set in, in Cambodia. We changed our plans and decided to explore the little town we are staying in. We had breakfast at the hotel. I had ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

... , sour, salty, sweet dressing; chicken amok (a kind of curry, similar to Thai curries but not spicy); shrimps with green sprigs of Kampot pepper; and sticky rice with palm fruit.  Then we ate and ate, and there was still loads left, so hopefully it ...

We're All Going to Die, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

We're All Going to Die

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is


... and the side of salad was really appreciated, especially with the interesting pepper dressing.    On the other side of Kampot are a couple of limestone outcrops with some small caves. The ride there is supposed to be a rural experience. It ...

Chill by the river, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Chill by the river

A travel blog entry by jonny-and-tara


... told it was extremely quiet. This was fine by us. We spent the next two days wondering around the small river town of Kampot. It had some great restaurants - notably Ellies, a cracking little cafe serving some truly awesome food run by a young English ...

Salt and Pepper, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Salt and Pepper

A travel blog entry by elissabrown


... purchased and had to do some googling as to the process after, but this is when it is clear tourism has not boomed in Cambodia. In Thailand there would be a Savvy local doing guided tours and selling gifts- but here you only have a couple of workers and ...

Quiet riverside town, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Quiet riverside town

A travel blog entry by georgette-kevin


... there soon) but I think we were an experiment for a new tour and we ended up there anyway! Our guide was very passionate about Cambodia and how Phu Quoc Island had  been stolen by the Vietmanese (from a map it does seem it should belong to Cambodia ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by yftahp

Another France ...

Siem Reap, Krong Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by jgazz


... compared to places such as Vietnam, however the people here are so lovely and friendly and are real eager to learn from you. Cambodia has definitely been a surprise package for us, not really knowing to much about it, but we have had such a wonderful ...

Beer, ice, and karaoke anyone?, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Beer, ice, and karaoke anyone?

A travel blog entry by farawaycarys

... up with people to discuss the water and sanitation projects, reviewing some latrine designs and adding more information to the welcome to Cambodia guide for new volunteers.  On Saturday morning, we're off to Mondulkiri for a week, as it is a ...

Frenchy upgrade, F-grade flicks, Fine Dining,, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Frenchy upgrade, F-grade flicks, Fine Dining,

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... ’s beautifully quiet on the CNY morning and the lush vegetation hangs lazily, dipping it’s leafy fingers into the clear Kampot water. I could be miles form anywhere, relying on my wits and instinct to survive in this remote estuary. I paddle ...

Boats, Belgians, Bar shots, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Boats, Belgians, Bar shots

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... we buy a meal. Hey let's get YaYas computer fixed….oh not today…maybe tomorrow….the weird and languid ways of Cambodia. We’re assured the part is ordered so we rest easy. As a translator YaYa doesn’t quite get the trick. ...

Border Control, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Border Control

A travel blog entry by mooretravelling


... Vietnam of the places we saw and the people we met, we can't wait to see what the rest of South East Asia has to offer. Cambodia looks beautiful from our few days here so far and being a country which we don't know much about we can't wait to explore - ...

Relaxed Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Relaxed Kampot

A travel blog entry by anna-mike


... we saw young girls on mopeds wearing headscarves - the island has a Muslim Cham community. The first we have come across in Cambodia. We tried fresh coconut from a wayside stall. They chop the top off this enormous green fruit and give you straws to ...

Pancakes!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by laurenw_is


Author: Steven   Woke up not on fire. Good start. It got better when we went to Sisters II for breakfast. This bakery/cafe has the most amazing pancakes. Not just good by Cambodian standards. World class. I had chocolate/choc-chip and Lauren had ...

Charming is the Word, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Charming is the Word

A travel blog entry by berkin.ozmen

TBD ...

just like a movie scene ...., Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia travel blog

just like a movie scene ....

A travel blog entry by lbc


So an early start off to Bokor Hill Station. We make it there early and wait to pick up the main bus. However it arrives already full. K manages to squeeze in and Mum and I wait for a car we are told is coming soon. It pulls up, full to prescribed ...

On the Road to Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

On the Road to Kampot

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... the exercise but today is another story.  It’s blue and purple!  After a last lunch at the Crab Markets I rode over to Kampot on the bike....all by myself.  As soon as I got onto the Kep-Kampot Road it started to rain.  Should I ...

Close Scrapes, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Close Scrapes

A travel blog entry by foggie


Bribes paid and passport collected from Phnom Pen, I went down to the south coast of Cambodia. Kampot has a chilled out vibe, I stayed in a riverside guest house that was basically a few twigs and a mosquito net and was awesome for people who wanted to ...

Jasmine Valley, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Jasmine Valley

A travel blog entry by carmelobeirne


Climbing up to the treehouse at Jasmine Valley required concentration as the boards were loose and the gap between each one rather wide . Worth every nervous step though as once up there the aspect was amazing and the feeling of being suspended amongst ...

Deserted Tropical Island, Phu Quoc, Vietnam travel blog

Deserted Tropical Island

A travel blog entry by joandjim


The boat to Phu Quoc looks better than it is. A modern looking catamaran, nice seats, only four hours, things looked good to start with. We had seats on the lower deck (big mistake, upstairs was much more civilized we found out on the way back. For a ...

Exercise and Explosions!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Exercise and Explosions!

A travel blog entry by nath_and_erica


... a base to bring some of the people they saw as a threat to interrogate, torture and murder. When the Vietnamese took over Cambodia to overthrow the Khmer Rouge, the place got pretty beaten up and it was left like that for a long period of time until ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by josephinelong88

... most surreal thing i have ever seen but was also the most welcoming any immigation officer has ever been. anyway we carried on into cambodia where suddenly the roads turn to dirt track, luckily the driver had my big bag and i just had my small rucksack ...

Far East Cruise (Kampot, Cambodia), Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Far East Cruise (Kampot, Cambodia)

A travel blog entry by gollygee


Jan 25, Saturday, Kampot Town, Cambodia: Ship docked in Sihanoukville Shore excursion is a 2 hour drive to Kampot, a French colonial town:             o   en route we visited a ...

It's the rainy season, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

It's the rainy season

A travel blog entry by tgreenspan

We arrived in Kampot on the southern coast of Cambodia on Friday afternoon.  It was raining, and the first 3 guest houses we looked into were booked, but we found a nice room across the street.  We went to the popular guest house for a beer, ...

Bokor National Disappointment, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bokor National Disappointment

A travel blog entry by calumhill


... as the Khmer Rouge wanted to show outwardly to the world a commitment to protecting the history and culture of Cambodia.  This means the lavish ornamentation and interiors are still in exquisite condition.  The finest structure is the ...

Sunset Cruise, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Sunset Cruise

A travel blog entry by martin_d


... it was a local drug called Yaba he was on, the Cambodian version of crystal meth, and it wasn't pretty. So our stay in Cambodia is all but finished, we've enjoyed it and can recommend Kampot. Off to Bangkok for a night tomorrow before flying ...

Temple hopping...., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Temple hopping....

A travel blog entry by mariachara13


... that lay ahead were to be filled by visits to the ancient and exquisite temples, in particular- Angkor Wat. This is the reason Cambodia has been put on the map. millions of people enter the country every year to see these amazing wats. The thing that is ...

Kampot, Kampot Province, Cambodia travel blog


A travel blog entry by 12smith

... after the hot and dusty ride. We then stopped at the Crab market for a lunch of crab and king prawns cooked in amazing Kampot pepper. As we ate we watched the women working in the market and checking their crab pots. We then rode the scooter back to ...

Fishy fish isle, 5 star guilt, double dose, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Fishy fish isle, 5 star guilt, double dose

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... now (and my name doesn’t help!) and have my eye out for a worthy cause, but I think the primary problem in Cambodia is massively corrupt and greedy governance. Giving a few pencils to a needy school isn’t going to transform this country. ...

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