Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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A little bit of Utopia by the river, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

A little bit of Utopia by the river

A travel blog entry by follow_bex

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The journey from Sihanoukville to Kampot was much quicker than expected, which was a blessing as the minibus wasn't very spacious. In a little over 90 minutes we were dropped off outside a number of guest houses near the bus station, one of which was a ...

The holey road to Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The holey road to Kampot

A travel blog entry by mikeandabike

5

... nice was not that many trucks or buses to scare the crap out of me as I made my way. Late afternoon made it into Kampot. It's a sleepy little place. I think it's made for relaxing. I saw many Cambodian flags at half mast still in honor of the recently ...

Arbeit, Arbeit und auch ein bisschen Vergnügen, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Arbeit, Arbeit und auch ein bisschen Vergnügen

A travel blog entry by nadine88

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... hat gemeint er hat es nicht mehr ausgehalten in der Schweiz vom Lebensstil her und ist dann nach Cambodia gegangen. Da hat er sich dann für Kampot als Ort entschieden und einfach mal ein Ladenhaus gemietet und ein Restaurant aufgemacht und so nach und ...

The Bokor Hill station, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The Bokor Hill station

A travel blog entry by steveclark

6

... managed to get a little bit of sleep missed from last night. We visited various derelict buildings including one of the old Kings of Cambodia's holiday homes. We then visited the large mansion used as a base by the Khmer Rouge. It was a dark and now very ...

Sleepless Nights, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Sleepless Nights

A travel blog entry by steveclark

... the river. After checking in, we met some American guy who said in town there was a place that did the best ribs in Cambodia. Not that Cambodia is known for its ribs but we thought we'd give it a go and we weren't disappointed. What came out didn't even ...

Caving in Kampot, Kampot, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Caving in Kampot

A travel blog entry by macward

... out for an hour before heading back. Which was made all the more interesting as we had no idea how much $2 of petrol buys you in Cambodia and even if we did how far that would take you on a moped. So we were both quite glad to make it home again. ...

Captain Chimmy Chim Chim's, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Captain Chimmy Chim Chim's

A travel blog entry by theharpers

2

... have had yet in Cambodia. It was so quick, the bus was half empty and it was the best road we had seen in Cambodia, with minimal potholes. As soon as we arrived in Phnom Penh we ignored the onslaught of "Mother Tukkers" and headed to a popular backpacker ...

Haunting reminders of the civil war, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Haunting reminders of the civil war

A travel blog entry by ryota

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... sedan. We walked around the hill. The hill was home to a hill station during the French colonial days and became a Las Vegas of Cambodia in the 1950s. But the plan did not come to full fruition and fizzled away. What we see are deserted hotel, casino, ...

Ab an die Kueste, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Ab an die Kueste

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

Was fuer ein schoenes ruhiges Dorf. Hier ist noch nicht soviel vom Tourismus angekommen und so ist es hierr noch herrlich urspruenglich und verschlafen. Also haben wir uns ein Mofa ausgeliehen und sind in den Nationalpark Bokor gefahren wo es eigentlich ...

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A travel blog entry by markandjoestrip

Kampot, despite its good write up in Lonely Planet, was an incredibley dead place with sooo little to do and no internet, despite our original decision to stay for two nights, we instead stayed for one and moved on to ...

Shake up on Fruitshake Street, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Shake up on Fruitshake Street

A travel blog entry by albionvicar

The town of Kampot in the deep South of Cambodia is an absolute delight. It boasts a number of good cafes and bars along the waterfront, most foreign managed with their own degree of Khmer eccentricity. The French feel is still present here, and as the ...

to Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

to Kampot

A travel blog entry by fritsswanepoel

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To ...

Pepperpot, Kâmpôt, Cambodia travel blog

Pepperpot

A travel blog entry by kirbys-on-tour

... exploits we made the short journey to Kampot, a town famous for its pepper (somewhere has to be). Apparently before Cambodia's civil war disrupted cultivation, no self-respecting French restaurant would use anything but Kampot pepper in its dishes. Mon ...

Nice & easy, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Nice & easy

A travel blog entry by curlysuze

2

... using a bicycle. I'm getting used to this! I stayed up late reading the book - which is about the writer - an American living in Cambodia - and why he loves the girl bar scene in Phnom Penh so much. The more I read, the more I thought "What an idiot!". ...

Culinary delights in Kampot and Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Culinary delights in Kampot and Kep

A travel blog entry by nikki.yates86

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... we tried one today. See the attached photo for my reaction. Never again... It tastes like old rubbish too!! Tomorrow we are leaving Cambodia for Vietnam. We booked a tour for 3 days down the mekong delta. We are not expecting much as the tour was bargain ...

Mud Beneath Sands; Dirt Roads to Nowhere, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Mud Beneath Sands; Dirt Roads to Nowhere

A travel blog entry by supremacy

2

... piled mile-high. I failed to come across the area where the pic was taken. It didn't, though, annoy my experience of Kampot in the slightest. It was fairly hair-raising trying to drive a scooter on rough dirt roads, but using one up ...

Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by lolataylor

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... sights in Phnom Penh, we headed south to a little Riverside town named Kampot. We finally arrived in Kampot after our '4 hr' bus ride... In Cambodia they aren't too accurate with hours, time, meal sizes or basically anything a westerner would need to ...

Kampot + Bokor National Park, Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot + Bokor National Park, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by norsu

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Faded charm, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Faded charm

A travel blog entry by stevehopkins

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... .  It reminded me of a desert.  Finally i went to a viewing platform by the sea, which i had read in a free kampot guide was great and was in fact very unimpressive.  After this i moved guesthouse to a place outside town on the river.  ...

Small World, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Small World

A travel blog entry by grajeras

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Sylvia has decided to keep the scooter for another day, she is really getting into this 'biker' thing. After breakfast we head for the local market. It is in three big sheds. First of all you have to pay to park, the cost 50c. I would like to replace ...

Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot

A travel blog entry by bexnkizzasblog

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... Neil. Two of the nicest people you could wish to meet. We talked with Neil for a while after check-in, about Cambodia and then Kampot itself. His knowledge of both turned out to be extensive. Neil's lived/ travelled Cambodia for a while. We listened ...

Motorcycle Diaries/ I diari della motocicletta, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Motorcycle Diaries/ I diari della motocicletta

A travel blog entry by anna_e_mateusz

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... i jest przezabawnym typem. Wieczorem spedzamy w towarzystwie jego i jego przyjaciol spozywajac obiad, popijajac piwo Cambodia, tanczac i sluchajac karaoke w wersji Khmer. Spimy w chacie miejscowych rolnikow - wszystko organizuje dla nas Ty. ...

Last long trip of this voyage, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Last long trip of this voyage

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... part of the conversation: - His car cost him 18,000 USD and was imported second hand with 18 years from California - Everyone in Cambodia buys Korean or Japanese cars. The Chinese he said are cheaper but they are not good... - Cows kept crossing calmly at ...

The Beautiful South (of Cambodia)...Part 2, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The Beautiful South (of Cambodia)...Part 2

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... between them. That was his chance to escape and he ran into the nearby jungle and kept going. There are many stories like this in Cambodia as the Pol Pot era is still very much in the memories of those who were around at the time. All the buildings on ...

Sizzling Saigon and the marvellous Mekong...., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Sizzling Saigon and the marvellous Mekong....

A travel blog entry by corinneandsam

5

... - for its beauty and the charm of its people. We are planning to spend a few days here chilling out before heading to Cambodia's big cities. More on that story later..... Anyway, we make a great team sometimes - whilst I have been blogging away Sam has ...

nice sunset and 50cent beer!!!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

nice sunset and 50cent beer!!!

A travel blog entry by emnems

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Here we wondered around the old french colonial village and found a nice bar with incredibly comfy seats, amazing river sunset views, 50 cent beer an two American girls...we proceeded to drink beer, take in the views eat a Indian and buy some pepper in ...

Day 31, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Day 31

A travel blog entry by donna_r

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... .  I then go to a place called Rusty Keyhole for lunch.  It has been recommended to me for having the best ribs in Cambodia, but I don't have them as they look massive. After lunch, I go for a wander through the town.  it is a very sleepy ...

Kampot - Lazy days and Peppercorn Floors, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot - Lazy days and Peppercorn Floors

A travel blog entry by bgtraveluk

... we came across, at Blissful. A double room with cold shower and fan at $5, what a bargain. We soon discovered however, that Cambodia is boiling hot in February, March and April, and spent the first night under the mosquito net canopy, sweating our butts ...

A Tyre Blew, But it Got There, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

A Tyre Blew, But it Got There

A travel blog entry by supremacy

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... get the minibus that would take us to the greater bus station to get our seats on the bigger bus that would take us to Kampot. I'd bought a cheap black and orange rucksack from a store in the town I was living near to in China for this Laos and ...

Excursions à Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Excursions à Kampot

A travel blog entry by lifeisone

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... , même heure pour partir. Reelax, un an pour voyager,  je ne suis pas à une journée près. Nous arrivons donc à Kampot, petite ville au style colonial français où nous restons quelques jours pour découvrir les environs. La première journée, ...

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