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Day 85, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 85

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... streets with bars and cafes that are dealing exclusively with tourists. In that respect it's comfortable and easy, but it's not really Cambodia. To be honest I've seen very little of the real Cambodia since I've only been to the capital city, the ...

Monkeys, Models, and Mind Blowing Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Monkeys, Models, and Mind Blowing Cambodia

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... thick of Cambodia.   The border crossing was unlike any other. Taken by the Thai Commission Cartel we entered Cambodia to see naked children running around, oxcarts with no oxen, and an extraordinarily attractive people haunted by an ...

48 hours in PP, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

48 hours in PP

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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We made it back to Phnom Pen and stayed for a few days sightseeing whilst waiting for our Visas for Lao to be processed. We visited the S21 prison where in the late 70s educated or rich cambodians were sent by Pol Pot to be 'reeducated' before being ...

S-21, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

S-21

A travel blog entry by dane

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For background info:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khmer_Rouge The short version is that in the mid 1970s the Khmer Rouge instituted an incredibly extreme form of communism, killing intellectuals, forcing everyone into agrarian work, outlawing ...

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 ...

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 ...

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', ...

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 ...

Goodbye, Siem Reap. It's been wonderful!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Goodbye, Siem Reap. It's been wonderful!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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Aaaaand it's here. As much as I tried to will it away, April 6th has appeared. Our flight isn't until 7:30, so we do have the majority of the day to finish packing and say our final goodbyes. I had a quick swim in the morning, then showered and got ...

Angkor Wat??? Bar is a great place!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat??? Bar is a great place!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... ; It's very nice but the main section (the old market) is so commercial that it appears as though you're in Europe and not in Cambodia with no proper roads in any direction.  I walk around the market and snag a pair of shorts for $10 after the lady ...

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 ...

First day on the job..., Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

First day on the job...

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... , another is from the Netherlands, and unsurprisingly there is an Australian in the crew (sidenote: there are A LOT of Australians in Cambodia). There is at least one other Canadian at the charity (from Calgary), and it is run by a British couple.  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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