Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
Gazawest stayed here on Jan 22, 2010 during their trip titled: Travels in SE Asia.
Gazawest stayed here on May 1, 2010 during their trip titled: Travels in SE Asia.
The moment we arrived in kam pot we felt instantly comfortable and relaxed. This sleepy riverside town seemed so quiet and laid back compared to recent places we had stayed. There were a handful of easygoing restraints and cafes facing the clear tidal river. We found a beautiful guest house for $8 a night then set out to find something …
So here I am in Battambang, supposedly the 4th best city in Cambodia.
BUT it's a looong story of how I got here. Can that story wait? No, it cannot.
So I was in Siem Reap and decided to get the boat to Battambang. The Lonely Planet calls it the most enchanting boat trip in Cambodia, a birdwatcher's paradise. I'm not much of a bird person …
As we approached our destination the river banks became higher and more houses, rather than just shacks, appeared on the river banks. The amount of garbage dramatically increased until it looked like we were travelling up a canal through a landfill. It was awful to see people bathing in the river or cleaning their dishes while standing on all that …