Malibu Estates Bungalows Resort
Travel Blogs from Kep
... really bad sketchy vibes from this place. We found another place where one of the ladies knew a bit of english and the room ended up being cheaper. When we went to get dinner Corey had to point at the ingredients on a ladies food cart of what we wanted which was just chicken pho soup. It was quite the experience. I really enjoyed Vietnam, it is one of my favorite countries in SE Asia. It is very beautiful, charming and has awesome food. Now off to Cambodia, the last country we will be exploring on this ...
... 4 hour boat ride back upriver. A
smaller catch will be smoked or salted for future use. As the wet season approaches, the family
packs everything up and heads back to their village or farm where they will
work the padi for the next 6 months before returning to the river.
Many of the younger generation are eager for an education
but their families cannot afford to send them to school, or require their help
at home to ...
... only pepper from this region can be labelled as 'Kampot pepper'. Rather ironically, during our time around the town we saw lots of salt plains but no pepper plantations. We did however manage to sample the fabled pepper at dinner one evening and it was pretty good.
Whilst in Kampot you can't help but notice the huge mountain that overshadows the main town. Boker hill as it is known locally was once the weekend getaway for the towns French inhabitants to escape ...
... a shandy. After nearly a month of noodles and rice we were both massively craving some pasta. So we headed to a restaurant called Divino's run by an Italian couple. For entrée we shared mozzarella caprese and for mains I had the tagliatelle alla bolognese and Al has gnocchi alla fromage. It was exquisite! Al even had a glass of Italian red wine with hers. Afterwards we both had very full bellies and our pasta craving had definitely been satisfied so we ...
... of leaving the main trail and heading off down a smaller trail to a view point and the “standing buddha”. Feeling adventurous we did just that. A few hundred metres down the winding trail we came across another couple who had given up and were walking back. Not a good sign, but they pointed to their flip-flops as being the cause of their defeat. We were dressed much more appropriately and soldiered on. A couple of wounds were inflicted ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool