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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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

It's a holiday in Cambodia..., Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

It's a holiday in Cambodia...

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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Hey, To carry on that last day in Siem Reap, we messed around on the internet for ages, then Declan turned back up after his Quad biking, turned out it had been good but not worth the money paid. He'd also had a bit of nightmare day as he suddenly ...

Indolent and Neglected City, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Indolent and Neglected City

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... somewhat disorientated, and a little nauseous from the poisonous air conditioning, we thunder along one of the few tarmack roads in Cambodia, beeping loudly at bicyles and carts to get out of the way. A few kilometers along the road we stop because ...

Into The Heart of Darkness, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Into The Heart of Darkness

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... , peace now dissipates over its provinces allowing travellers to embrace its changing landscapes. We head straight to Siam Reap, Cambodia's cultural and spiritual heartland and gateway to the temples of Angkor. Even with tourism back on the map, the ...

Learning about the shocking history of Cambodia!, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Learning about the shocking history of Cambodia!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... our way to S-21. This is now a 'museum' and before 1975 was a school. In April 1975 the Khmer Rouge gained power in Cambodia and turned the school into a prison. For the following 4 years 20,000 people passed through the prison. Tortured and then sent on ...

Temple Heaven, Siam Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Heaven

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... , mainly France and Japan. Then Preah Neak Pean, decorated pools, with, as ever where there is a pool of water in Cambodia, kids playing away, and then onto Ta Som, again spectacular intertwinned trees. Very deserted, so made some kids day by paying ...

Easy Rider Part 3, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Easy Rider Part 3

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... up north.  I am now officially in my own fantasy world of playing National Geographic photographer as I seek out Cambodia's most elusive photographic opportunities.  Thanks to the motorcycle, I am seeing parts of Cambodia that most people never ...

Seeing 'em weep in Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Seeing 'em weep in Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... , I nearly lost it. Ok, I did lose it. My camera didn't work. Un-friggin-believable! Then I saw the most famous man in Cambodia: the stooping old man pictured on the cover of Lonely Planet. Mr LP was right there in front of me and I couldn't take his ...

First Tour of Angkor and Sunrise, Angkor, Cambodia travel blog

First Tour of Angkor and Sunrise

A travel blog entry by dane

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I'll stick to travel narrative and let Lindsey, my brilliant archaeologist, tell you all about Angkor.  Copyright Lindsey Stoker 2007. "Angkor Wat is the largest archaeological religious site in the world.  Its temple ruins are the remnants ...

Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... by the cheese on offer - when will she learn that it won't be mature English Cheddar! Passing the Independence Monument and Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument, our final stop was at the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. An iconic sight in Phnom Penh it ...

In love with Cambodian Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

In love with Cambodian Children

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... for $2 at midnight. When a naked little boy places his hands together and bows to you from a wooden boat. I am in love with Cambodia's children.   There is now no question in my mind that the best souvenir I could take home from here is a child in ...

Monica and Lisa's Top 10 so far, We are all over the place!, Cambodia travel blog

Monica and Lisa's Top 10 so far

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... 6. A 20-year old monk asking us back to his room to show us his "pagoda" 7. Crossing the street in chaotic, crazy Cambodia 8. A 6 hour ride from the Cambodian border on an unpaved road, whilst sitting in the back of a bus that read "I wish my girlfriend ...

Potty Pol Pot, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Potty Pol Pot

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... crap is another kid's crap but they bought it anyway, with the money going to charity). Basically, between 1975 and 1979 Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime and it's leader Pol Pot killed 3 million people, destroying all possessions and forcing everone to work ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by luolan

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I have lost count now of the number of times I have sat with sweaty palms awaiting my imminent demise. I swear that I am not exaggerating any of these stories. The boat that took us to Siem Reap turned out to be a hydrofoil-a new one to add to our list ...

Day 74, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Day 74

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... Lao immigration departure stamp! I might want to come back here one day!" Another Dutch girl replied "Yep and I don't fancy leaving Cambodia without having received and entry stamp or visa!" As it happens the 30 minutes down the bumpy road was correct and ...

Life In The Capital City, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

Life In The Capital City

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Back in Phnom Penh, I am staying in the backpacker ghetto at Lake Boeng Kak. I found a brilliant little guesthouse that has private rooms for $3 a night.  When I arrived, I asked if there were rooms that included a shower and toilet ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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Sua s'dei, everyone! I arrived in Cambodia on Wednesday with the intent of spending three days touring the Angkor Wat temples.  Unfortunately, a nasty stomach virus derailed those plans, and I've spent most of my time in my room, trying to keep ...

The death roads, Phnom Penh, Cambodia travel blog

The death roads

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... 1979. The building was once a school but now the remnants of the Khmer Rouge brutality remain as a sobering reminder of Cambodia's worst years. The classrooms were turned into tiny cells surrounded by barbed wire and other rooms, including the playground, ...

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