Travel Blogs from Kep
... and we were with eight other riders. It was a large group but there were at least three guides riding along. We all looked like tools wearing orange reflector vests, elbow and knee pads. It did make me feel more safe though. The first part of the ride was on some backroads where we saw a lot of rice fields. It was beautiful. Then we were on a main road for a while where you had to be cautious of oncoming/passing busses. The busses just fly down the roads honking and expect everyone to ...
I love being outside the big cities and in to the smaller
towns and the villages. The people are
generally very friendly and often taken aback by my tattoos. Especially the kids! Now everyone who knows
me, knows I am NOT a kid person! But the
kids here are different….of course there are still occasional temper tantrums
but they are few and far between. Older
siblings are usually seen taking care and ...
... the back of the saddle. Trotters sticking out to catch the unwary. Went past quite fast, think they were dead.Eat in our cheap place again, Sue had a really nice seafood salad, with Kampot green peppercorns. Kampot pepper is reckoned to be the best in the world, and after the civil strife it's making a comeback. The Khamer Rouge believed in growing rice not pepper. Our bus the next day is a 10 am, we are getting up early to finish our tour of the ...
... around the gates from the Cambodian side. We did everything as correctly as we could. This was made much more difficult on the Cambodian side where the officials run a thriving business. To start with the $20 visas cost $25 if you don't put your foot down. Luckily Lauren was super prepared and had briefed me on what I had to do (she doesn't like confrontation). So when they told me $25 I responded with my carefully crafted counter, “No.” Then ...
... has invited us up the river for the afternoon so we all pile into the boat with a couple of his friends and head up to Champa Lodge, owned by a Belgian/Khmer couple, to enjoy their restaurant and beers.
The lunch is relatively nice if a little pricey, I must be getting tight, it's still Kampot prices. Belgians being Belgians they manage to do an awesome chip. J-she breaks with tradition and eats Western food, me and YaYa stay hardcore and eat the fried ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility