Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by laws

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... We both concluded that Kampot gave us the best day travelling since we started! Theres nothing much to Kampot, but we hired a motorbike and cruised the Cambodia countryside going miles and miles into nowhere!  We would now love to motorbike the whole ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by bradnkel

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Spent two nights in Kampot and stayed at the Rikitikitavi. The hotel was well positioned across the road from the river. We hired a motorcycle for $6USD a day and rode to the top of Bokor National Park to the visit the old casino and church. The road was ...

Time to relax..., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Time to relax...

A travel blog entry by jimbobandrayray

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... added another 10km in the blazing sun. The leisurely cycle was an amazing way to see the shimmering rural countryside of Cambodia. Children emerged from roadside huts chanting ‘hellos’ and beaming smiles. All manner of items passed us strapped ...

A Gem Of A Town, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

A Gem Of A Town

A travel blog entry by emmabray

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Having a month in Cambodia we kind of needed a few towns to fill up our schedule as we needed to spend a month here. Kampot was one of those towns but not one that I regret doing. This town is a very quiet one, with everything closing up pretty early in ...

Cambodian's south, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodian's south

A travel blog entry by lounic

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... a very relaxed and peaceful time.  Pictures follow later.. Nach ere 13-stuendige Busfahrt simmer im Suede vo Kambodscha aacho. Kampot isch ganz en huebschi, ruhigi Stadt amne Fluss met sehr haerzliche Luet. Mit Velo, Bus und Tuktuk haemmer die ...

Easy Rider, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Easy Rider

A travel blog entry by grajeras

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... , casino and housing complex, with future project being a golf course. You pay a 50c entrance fee and it is the best road in Cambodia. It winds up and up through the forest, we really had no idea how high we are climbing. Unfortunately it is a bit misty ...

Kep - Rabbit Island - Kayaking, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kep - Rabbit Island - Kayaking

A travel blog entry by caitob

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... by a jelly fish on the top of my arm. Stingy! The lady giving massages on the beach gave me some coconut oil to calm it. Back in Kampot in the evening, having got the boat back & tuk-tuk to the atm, we met François to go kayaking on the river. ...

Hey you, beer me, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Hey you, beer me

A travel blog entry by andreoz

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Cambodia, here we are, Kampot, Kambodscha travel blog

Cambodia, here we are

A travel blog entry by lamalima

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Wow, was für ein Wechsel von Vietnam. Viel relaxter geht fast gar nicht. Sehr angenehm. Heute haben wir die Grenze nach Cambodia überquert - und so Grenzübergänge sind immer speziell: 1. ein medizinischer Pseudoübertrittstest mit ...

Chinese destruction, Kampot Province, Cambodia travel blog

Chinese destruction

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... to Bokor.  A sad cultural disaster. Buddha said we should observe without judging.  This is difficult here in Cambodia.  They seem to want to catch up with the economic success and development of neighbors Thailand and Viet Nam overnight, ...

The Real Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The Real Cambodia

A travel blog entry by martin_d

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... we got the top room with a rooftop terrace all to ourselves. All this for the princely sum of $35, including breakfast. Kampot is really nice, a very laid back riverside town, in the shadows of the Bokor mountains, which makes for excellent sunsets while ...

Kampot / Cambodia, Krong Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot / Cambodia

A travel blog entry by carolandjeff

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We had a crazy mini van trip from Sihanoukville to Kampot. Traffic in a motorway is an adventure, we are glad to be alive :-) Kampot is a small and quiet French style city on the river. We visited salt fields, a very nice organic pepper farm, a fishing ...

Day 32, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by donna_r

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... the national park and start driving up the mountain it is a very good drive - this is probably the best road in the whole of Cambodia. Our first stop is at the ruins of the Black Palace.  This was the King's summer residence and given its name as the ...

Last days in the classroom, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Last days in the classroom

A travel blog entry by carmelobeirne

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This is our final week of teaching ...for now, at Chumkriel Language School in Kampot. After a week off resting and exploring different parts of Cambodia, we re grouped and headed back to school on Monday. We were greeted by smiling faces and enthusiastic ...

Phnom Chhnock, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Chhnock

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear

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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

Kampot

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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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 ...

Lay down, shopping, nothing to see here, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Lay down, shopping, nothing to see here

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet

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I am unwell so I lay in bed all day, I even miss the free breakfast. Yes I must be sick. J-she tempts herself at a shopping mall across the road and brings me medicinal chicken rice ! We pack our bags and head back to the airport where we can enjoy the ...

Quiet riverside town, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Quiet riverside town

A travel blog entry by georgette-kevin

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... 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 ...

Beer, massage or oglet, sir?, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Beer, massage or oglet, sir?

A travel blog entry by paul_ellender

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... Sen's mates (I think son in law) and the diversion of public money for personal gain is staggering. The Chinese government offered Cambodia a bucket load of cash to upgrade the main drag between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Needless to say, the highway is ...

police bribes and other matters, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

police bribes and other matters

A travel blog entry by paul_ellender

... system in madness and some honesty in corruption. Then I was on my way, making sure I took off down the wrong side of the road. Lightning doesn't strike twice in Cambodia, particularly when it means a policeman actually has to do something for his ...

Almost copped it (again), Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Almost copped it (again)

A travel blog entry by paul_ellender

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Brief update as i wanted to share my second run in with police today... Driving into town this morning I crossed the river using the "new" (a.k.a. not-as-old-as-the-other) bridge towards the market. The wind today is howling which, I understand. is the ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by yftahp

Another France ...

Siem Reap, Krong Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by jgazz

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... 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

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... ’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

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... 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. ...

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