Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Day 32, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by donna_r


... 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


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 ...

¡Abre la muralla!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

¡Abre la muralla!

A travel blog entry by iba-jee


... pero más salvaje. El viaje en moto ha sido todavía más impresionante. Con mucha más naturaleza y menos ciudades o pueblos.En Kampot no tenemos alojamiento así que les pedimos a nuestros motoristas que nos lleven a uno que nos ha gustado en la guía. ...

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 ...

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


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


... 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


... 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


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


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. ...

Direction Kampot!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Direction Kampot!

A travel blog entry by cryce


... poivre vert de Kampot. C'est la spécialité de la ville! Ils n'ont plus de poivre. What?? Le poivre de Kampot est reconnu mondialement, comment vous pouvez être en manque de poivre....à Kampot?!? Bon whatever. Je prend autre chose. On ...

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 ...

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