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Kampot is a quiet riverside town just north of Cambodia's southern coast. Unlike many of the other places I've been, there isn't a laundry list of must-see sights, so I took advantage of this opportunity to relax. I did enjoy a day tour which I'll talk about in another post.
In Kampot, there is a small movie theater. I saw two films while …
3/24 Sihanoukville to Kampot; 102 kilometers
Magic Sponge GH: Fan room $8 bathroom down the hall.
It is a short drive down the coast from Sihanoukville to Kampot, a town of 40000 or so. Kampot is not exactly on the ocean but it fronts an estuary that ebbs and flows with the tides. It looks like a river and everyone …
Got into Kampot at 1:20 after waiting 2 hours for the bus from Kep, that's Cambodian buses!! We checked into our guest house and went down and met Claire, an english girl (and distant relation of Emma Bunton!!) that we travelled in Fiji with. We had lunch in her restaurant and caught up and then walked around the town and sussed out the place, …
Had another 2 amazing days in Kampot. I really adore everything about this town and I'm going to be sad to leave it. It's the perfect little sleepy picturesque town with awesome activities and day trips and just the nicest Khmer people - no bag snatchers here! And I'm staying at the absolute best hostel - enjoyed myself so much here. Minus being …
Got out of S'ville and came to temperate Kampot. Stayed at the delightful Magic Sponge, highly recommended.
Rented a moto and went up the mountain to Bokor. A sad cultural disaster.
Buddha said we should observe without judging. This is difficult here in Cambodia. They seem to want to catch up with the economic success and …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Magic Sponge Kampot
My stay at The Magic Sponge was fantastic. William, the new owner as of just a week ago, is super enthusiastic and is making many great improvements. Also, the food is awesome. No better place in town.
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