Travel Blogs from Kampot, Cambodia

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Off to Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Off to Kampot

A travel blog entry by siancorbs

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... hotel we've stayed in and it's finally sinking in that we aren't coming home for a long time yet! Kampot is a quiet town right at the bottom of Cambodia. It's filled with old French colonial buildings that look as though they've not been touched since ...

Exploring the countryside, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Exploring the countryside

A travel blog entry by david.bradders

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We decided to visit Kampot in order to see some of Cambodia's countryside, after previously only staying in the big cities. After having a bit of a row with the taxi driver who suddenly decided that he did not want to drive us up the bumpy road (man up), ...

The Final Call for Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The Final Call for Cambodia

A travel blog entry by givatts

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... English food, Quiz nights and plenty of hammocks to chill out in I was more than happy to run out my remaining time in Cambodia here. Kampot was almost identical to Koh Kong in so far that there were only really a couple of things to do if you wanted to ...

Travel from Phnom Phen to Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Travel from Phnom Phen to Kampot

A travel blog entry by hadleyandlaura

... to them all and the travel time went quickly, as we got settled the AC was on! Hooray! And after 2.5 hours we had arrived in Kampot already. It seemed a lot more chilled out already and we got a tuk tuk for $1 to a hostel called the magic sponge. Luckily ...

Last days in Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Last days in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by jnolff

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... oil massage on the sand to break up the "monotony" of reading and dipping in the ocean. The perfect ending to my time in Cambodia. So tomorrow I'm off to Vietnam. I'll be arriving during the peak of tourist season from Saigon, so hopefully I'll be able to ...

The sleepy town of Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

The sleepy town of Kampot

A travel blog entry by janesimpson

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Kampot Cambodia is definitely the least touristy country we have been to on this trip. You get the feeling things don't run quite so smoothly for tourist here - especially when it comes to transport...! In Kep, we had booked a seat on a minivan to ...

Hanging out with villagers, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Hanging out with villagers

A travel blog entry by curlysuze

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... countryside. I made my way back quickly, which was quite dangerous. After half an hour, I arrived at the guest house in Kampot... Soaking wet, despite wearing a (cheapo) raincoat. It rained for the rest of the afternoon, which I spent relaxing in my room, ...

Kampot, the Bokor Hill Station and Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot, the Bokor Hill Station and Kep

A travel blog entry by organisedchaos

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... bread, cocktail and beer, sitting on a terrace built over the sea front, watching the sun slowly go down. Nice way to finish a nice day. Next morning we took a bus from Kampot to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia and our final stop before Vietnam. ...

Thoughts. and observations Cambodia Vietnam #3, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Thoughts. and observations Cambodia Vietnam #3

A travel blog entry by djgoes

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... my belly! - Schooling is free for 6 years and after that it costs anywhere from $300 and up depending on what courses are taken (Cambodia) - a 125 cc Honda scooter costs $1950 - a day labourer makes about $6 a day - our tuk tuk driver does not pay ...

Cambodia Part One Sihanoukville to Kampot, Kâmpôt, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia Part One Sihanoukville to Kampot

A travel blog entry by mattmead

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... us as far as the turn off and wished us luck after somewhat condescendingly stating they’d never heard of a westerner hitching in Cambodia. That didn’t help out moral a great deal. So there we sat for the next half hour or so waving at cars ...

hello hello hello!!!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

hello hello hello!!!

A travel blog entry by deardens2

... afternoon we cycled the length of fish island which was quite cool as there were no tourists, so we got to see proper rural Cambodia. the island is just made up of huge salt farms which is quite an incredible view. Needless to say after cycling 40km on ...

Welcome to Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Welcome to Cambodia

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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... guy who knows all about how to get across the border. He set us up with Mr Tay, who took us across the border into Cambodia & on to Kampot, a distance of about 40kms, the border only being 5 or 6 kms from Ha Tien. He stopped just out of town to show ...

Oh we got the Crabs!, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Oh we got the Crabs!

A travel blog entry by s.whiteside

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... few tourists other than a few French obviously trying to relive ancestral stories. That was a quiet, educational and relaxing end to Cambodia. We were heading to Vietnam, unsure really of how we were getting there, what border crossing we were taking or ...

Day 22 Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Day 22 Kampot

A travel blog entry by strawney61

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... improve there English, we felt like the pipe piper the way all the kids came to follow us on our walk. I love the children of Cambodia they are so friendly and intrigued by tourist. On our walk to the temple we had to walk across small planks of wood ...

Loving Cambodia, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Loving Cambodia

A travel blog entry by alongcamezoe

... for a very longgggggggggggg and early but very althentic bus ride through Penhom Penn and on to Kampot along the south coast of Cambodia. Releaved and shocked we arrived after 10 hours as the bus had seen better days and the ...

Culinary Highlight, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Culinary Highlight

A travel blog entry by paulgorman

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Sun and surf at Shianoukville, Shianoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Sun and surf at Shianoukville

A travel blog entry by ruskibug

... at her job we headed down to the seaside town of Shianoukville. The drive down was really interesting, passing through rural Cambodia. 230kms, 4.5 hours and several degrees of deafness (from the constant honking of the bus driver)later we arrived. I ...

One Kam-pot of pepper please, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

One Kam-pot of pepper please

A travel blog entry by chinesetudor

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... a whole lot to do there if truth be told. Luckily they didn't ruin it for me, even a drunken talk about politics in Cambodia was amusing. The town itself is nice, with a lot of slightly inflated prices and locals pushed out slightly, it still provides a ...

Salt, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Salt

A travel blog entry by stuchy

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... get a nice view of the coastline, including an island that is part of Viet Nam (well, it was apparently meant to be given back to Cambodia but wasn't - that's one part of the story anyway).  But to get to the island, you have to go into VN by land to ...

Kampot/Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot/Kep

A travel blog entry by bdv

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L'ascension du Bokor, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

L'ascension du Bokor

A travel blog entry by davidlaurent

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... , tandis que les paysans s'affairent, comme partout en Asie les habitations sont regroupées le long des routes. J'arrive tout juste à Kampot pour le coucher de soleil, à l'heure de pointe des mobylettes... Il ne m'aura fallu qu'une heure pour ...

Adventures in and around Kampot, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Adventures in and around Kampot

A travel blog entry by hollietravels

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... , but whatever it was it was very cool. The following day I was pretty tired from the previous day's hike, so I hung around Kampot, having breakfast at a cafe run by deaf and disabled people.  I sat next to a French girl who's been volunteering there ...

Adventures in and around Kampot - part 2, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Adventures in and around Kampot - part 2

A travel blog entry by hollietravels

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... a vague idea that it probably comes from the sea.  The tour was really interesting, as Kampot and Kep provinces have produced all the salt for Cambodia since Chinese immigrants had brought the technique to the country.  The area is perfect for ...

Kampot part 3!  [+short history of Cambodia!], Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot part 3! [+short history of Cambodia!]

A travel blog entry by hollietravels

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... but progressing ridiculously slowly and gradually they're all dying off peacefully of old age, it's disgusting. Now the population of Cambodia is overwhelmingly young, but sometimes when you see an older person (and we're talking middle aged not just ...

Kampot and Bokor Hill Station, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot and Bokor Hill Station

A travel blog entry by mpiftex

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Spent two days in the small city of Kampot.On Wednesday I went to the Bokor Hill Station, an abandoned hill station with a big casino/hotel. There was so much fog that it was like a horror movie. We were wet, cold and riding on the back of pick up track ...

Storms and a smiling American, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Storms and a smiling American

A travel blog entry by toddmchenry

A massive relaxed day where we watched The Killing Fields movie, explored the little town, ate ice cream and played pool. Tonight we watched more movies - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Harold and Kumar go to White ...

Mini golf caves, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Mini golf caves

A travel blog entry by toddmchenry

Today Wout and I enjoyed a relatively cheap breakfast at the hostel and then rented two motorbikes to take us around the south coast. We left and headed for the quiet port town of Kep. The motorbikes were fast, but the roads were pocked with pot holes. ...

Bokor Biking, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Bokor Biking

A travel blog entry by princessbecs

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... is considered to be the best in the world.  Something we found quite entertaining is that in a lot of rural Cambodia they have massive statues and sculptures on their roundabouts. This is apparently not entirely decorative. Part of the reason is ...

All about the perspective..., Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

All about the perspective...

A travel blog entry by farawaycarys

... toilet on the way back.  I had to giggle to myself when I was thinking "ooohh this is a really nice toilet" and for rural Cambodia it was almost gold star, it had a western style toilet pan, a bowl and some water to flush with, a rubbish bin and the ...

last few weeks, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

last few weeks

A travel blog entry by nathandjess

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After our quick flight from north vietnam down to south, me tom and nath said goodbye to elliot and carried on back to cambodia. We spent a couple of days in Sihanoukville, but then decided to go to Kampot to see guys friend Pedro. We arrived and found ...

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