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Na mijn extreem relaxte vorige week op Koh Rong eiland is het nu tijd om de mensen, historie en cultuur van Cambodja beter te leren kennen. Waarschuwing: niet bestemd voor mijn gewaardeerde lezers met een zwakke maag.
Op tuk-tuk afstand van de hoofdstad van Cambodja ligt Choeung Ek, beter bekend als de Killing Fields. Eind …
The Cambodian landscape struck us as dry and relatively desolate compared to Vietnam, even though we drove through the first real rainfall of our trip. The bus ferried across a broad river, perhaps the Mekong, and we pulled into a small Phnom Penh terminal on schedule around 7 pm. The tuk-tuk drivers here are no different from any Asian country, …
How do, we're well behind with this blog cos we've been busy enjoying our holiday, so we will try and catch up with it a bit. We'll add photos later on.
After 4 nights in Saigon we were both ready to get out of there, as its fairly mental. We caught a bus from there to Cambodia (7 hours). The border crossing took and hour but was fine. We …
Kratie is one of the last places where it is possible to see the Irrawaddy Dolphins and we set off in the hope we get the opportunity,hired a Tut Tut and off we went. There are only 70 or so left here and only 100 or so left , the remaining dolphins in Laos also in the Mekong River.
Great journey following the river, it still is large but very …
Ever wondered how to pronounce Phnom Penh or Khmer? Or come to think of it, Laos for that matter? Probably not.
But I'll share with you anyway.
Phnom Penh = P-nom Pen
Khmer = Kmye
Laos = Lowse (for the country)
Lao = Lau (for the adjective, such as Lao people; for the name of the language)
Ok, that's over …