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Cambodia - Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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It was always going to be a whistle-stop tour of Phnom Penh; two days, two nights and a few sights to get around before we headed to Bangkok and on to India.   We had booked a double deluxe room at a hotel in Phnom Penh and low and behold, when we ...

Back 2 Base, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Back 2 Base

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Raw wounds of Cambodia's cool capital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Raw wounds of Cambodia's cool capital

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... on making a quick buck at the expense of building goodwill. So we were very much looking forward to the next unknown... Cambodia. Like Laos, a place of mysteries which we know little about, apart from the fact that its recent history is traumatic and ...

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Today is my father's 50th birthday. I decided to celebrate this by waking up at 4am (for the second day running) to see the sun rise over Angkor Wat. Rob has promised to buy me some birthday cake in reward for my efforts and I'll further celebrate by ...

The birthplace of Mr Bucket, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

The birthplace of Mr Bucket

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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The journey to Cambodia's most well known beach is 5-6 hours by public bus, but we crawl out of Phnom Phen for the first hour of the journey. This is a journey of screaming child and obscenely loud karaoke videos for Kmer pop songs that all have ...

Near Death Experience followed by a drink.. or two, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Near Death Experience followed by a drink.. or two

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We awoke for the last time in our lovely hotel in Siem Reap and I instantly decided that I was really going to miss this place, the crisp white sheets, the beautifully folded towels, the iced water and cold towels presented to us at the door every time ...

Andrew and a 20yr old Cambodian get a room, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Andrew and a 20yr old Cambodian get a room

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Feeling fully recovered and reenergised (from my whole day in bed) we decided to really push the backpacking theory to the limit and have a 'pool day'. Although our hotel didn’t have a pool of its own it had an arrangement with another (4*) hotel ...

Angkor adventure, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor adventure

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... to wait for the police to arrive as we passed some heading towards the scene). This kind of thing seems to happen alot in Cambodia and from all the years of war and atrocities here it was probably not the worst thing these people had seen before. While ...

There's Nowhere to Go But Up, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

There's Nowhere to Go But Up

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... "Where you from?" "I'm going this way...walking...no thank you...United States." Along city parks, such as the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Park, people had established small homes for themselves, whether a hammock or a shack. No one seemed to ...

Erica are you sure we can afford this?, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Erica are you sure we can afford this?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Waking at 03:50 Erica was going nuts, the room had been too hot, she had been bitten by "I don't know what", this was quickly followed up by “I am never staying in the kind of place you want to stay in again tomorrow we are staying at the place ...

Sihanoukville, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Sihanoukville

A travel blog entry by arlash

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December 22, 04 I just spent a few really good days in Southern Cambodia before heading back to the capitol city. The beaches are wonderful here in Sihanoukville. Soft sand and warm water. Not crowded at all either. I rented a scooter, called a 'moto', ...

Angkor Wat with Mark and Kanchana, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat with Mark and Kanchana

A travel blog entry by paul

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... I like Cambodia and would like to see more of it, although I think Siem Reap is not at all representative of the rest of Cambodia. Anyway - I can't remember the rest now - so I will just add pictures and let you see for yourself. Oh - I found ...

Fusion in Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Fusion in Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by zee

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We landed on our feet in Phnom Penhm, finding the best place on the lake without even having to search around. When I say on the lake, I mean on the lake- all the guesthouses are built over the water. The water itself is gross, but you dont have to touch ...

Angkor Wat and Pol Pot, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat and Pol Pot

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... thousands more remain buried in the ground visitor walk on. There are sites like this in many places around Phnom Penh and Cambodia where people were imprisoned, waited to be killed, or were killed in prison. The Khmer Regime was not wealthy and they ...

Kampot and Kep, Kampot, Cambodia travel blog

Kampot and Kep

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... nbsp;genocide era and he was saying how slowly things are changing and soon things would be better for them. We think so, Cambodia is a very special place, stomaches full and heads full of thoughts we enjoyed more of the beautiful countryside back to ...

Sunny, Smoky Sihanoukville, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Sunny, Smoky Sihanoukville

A travel blog entry by zee

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... Thai-Cambodian border but no, apparently cops sell the stuff pretty freely. Thus, stepping into a backpacker cafe or guesthouse in Cambodia is like walking onto a 1970s university campus. In Phnom Penh there's even a pizza joint (pun intended) called ...

Angkor Wat....$1 lady, you buy? $1 sir, you buy?, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat....$1 lady, you buy? $1 sir, you buy?

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Dec 14,15 & 16th were our designated Angkor Wat days. Dec 14th- We got up at 9am to set out on our first day of exploring this massive complex. We had hired a tuk tuk from our hostel for the three days as this comlpex is stretched out for miles and ...

Tour of duty, Phenon Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Tour of duty

A travel blog entry by jawad

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From our monsoon experience on Costa del Cambodia the weather has already drastically improved for us back in the capital. I think we all would have enjoyed Sihanoukville a whole lot more if it had not rained so heavily the entire time we were there. In ...

What do you mean the bridge is out??!!, Sisophon, Cambodia travel blog

What do you mean the bridge is out??!!

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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The journey back to Bangkok wasn't something we were looking forward to, especially after the journey to Siem Reap was so awful. When we eventually got out of bed we found a taxi rank in the centre of town full of touts trying to rip us off for the ...

Not another blog titled: Angkor what a temple!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Not another blog titled: Angkor what a temple!

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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The Temples of Angkor - worthy of all the hype surrounding them and very photogenic. We entered Cambodia from Thailand and the border crossing was long, complicated and expensive, but we do manage to arrive in the beautiful town of Siam Reap before ...

Phnom Penh - Day 104-106, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh - Day 104-106

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... to decide which currency is the cheapest to pay with. I'm sure I'll become accustomed to this soon, probably just as I'm leaving Cambodia.   There are three things I really want to see before I leave Phnom Pehn, visit the killing fields which is ...

Exploring the magnificent temples of Angkor!!!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Exploring the magnificent temples of Angkor!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... although we had no money. The bus guy sorted out a random man to take Mark on a moped to an ATM 5 mins away. In Cambodia they use American dollars mainly and their own currency, reil, for small change. Once returned from the cash machine we ate some awful ...

Day 75, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Day 75

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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I woke up early and spent the first hour flicking through the tv channels in my hotel room. I was scanning for news on the first Ashes test match against Australia. I'd heard nothing while being on the islands and I was keen as mustard to find out. CNN ...

Visas and Elephants, Mondulkiri (via Phnom Pehn), Cambodia travel blog

Visas and Elephants

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... been great. While finding this out in the tour place we spied a poster for 'Nature Lodge' a guest house in Mondulkiri (East Cambodia) with cheap bungalows, elephant trekking, meditation and swimming. So great was the poster we booked a bus trip on the ...

Heartbreaking Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Heartbreaking Cambodia

A travel blog entry by amy_michael

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... knowledge of what went on in Cambodia during the 1970's, here is a brief summary from what knowledge we have gleaned. Cambodia, ruled by King Sihanouk, attempted to stay fairly neutral during the Vietnam War, and resisted attempts by America to be base ...

For Sale - Cambodia, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

For Sale - Cambodia

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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In Sihanoukville we got to explore Cambodia's beach scene. Annoyingly it rained for most of the week which left us reading or watching discovery channel in-between quick motorbike tours to the surrounding area. I ended up reading all about a very ...

Angkor What?, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... used them. Still today there are somewhere in the region of 800 victims per year that are maimed or killed by landmines. Cambodia is also a relatively small country with about 14 Million people. The stats are scary, there are about 10 countries who ...

Greyhound is Luxurious, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Greyhound is Luxurious

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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Almost the second I arrived here I told the bartender that I was probably going to stay longer than I thought. When planning this journey one attraction that was impossible to leave out were the archeological wonders of Angkor Wats outside of the town of ...

Easy Rider Part 1, Sihanoukville, Cambodia travel blog

Easy Rider Part 1

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... you do your part for the environment.  Don't use your lights even at night. So from Phnom Penh, I rode down to Cambodia's beach town, Sihanoukville.  It's not the best beach in the world but it's nice enough. The best exploring, however, ...

Killing Fields & S21 - Bastards, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Killing Fields & S21 - Bastards

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... ;100% or essentially any other reason to torture and mutilate people prior to killing them. At this time the population of Cambodia was about 7.5 million people. No-on really knows how many people were killed but the lower estimates are about 1.5 million ...

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