President Hotel Battambang City

Romchak 4 Village, Battambang, Cambodia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Battambang

Bamboo train ride

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels on Jun 22, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

... fairly hooted along, with not much to hang on to. A visit to Banan temple was next, with 350 steps to climb. As soon as you start to walk up you are besieged by kids fanning you, all for money of course. They try & engage you in conversation & even if you ignore them they keep following. It's only when you tell them "no money" that they leave. Sophea, our driver, took us through the countryside & along back roads, seeing some interesting sights. One Mum & her ...

Riding the Bamboo Train

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn on May 30, 2014

22 photos

... to find a new stick to stir the rice with. The stick turned him black, gave him great muscles, and power. But later, the man lost the stick and became a regular person again. Battambang translates to English as "lost stick." People from all over Cambodia still come to visit the statue and bring offerings in hopes of having a wish granted.

Our first real stop was Battambang's most famous tourist attraction, the bamboo train. The train tracks it runs on used to move people and ...

Fishing Village, Banan Temple, Circus Performance

A travel blog entry by tonymm on May 15, 2014

114 photos

... amidst sugar palm trees, rice fields and small villages. To the south you will see a mountain range that features a crocodile shaped mountain. The temple itself is impressive from the ground as well as the top. The structures are pretty much intact, but unfortunately like so many Khmer ruins, they have fallen victim to massive looting. There are five temple structures, like
Angkor, with the middle being the largest. As with Preah Vihear Temple (close to the Thai ...

Rice Paper, Crocodile, Fish paste fact, Rice wine

A travel blog entry by tonymm on May 14, 2014

185 photos

... maggots. There were large piles of maggots at the base of these barrels. They insisted it was the worms that gave their fish paste the best flavour. So there you have it, just add maggots for flavour. There were also lots of variations of dried and smoked fish. This dried fish can last two weeks in the cupboard. Also I saw fish heads drying that were to be used for flavour in the hot & sour soup. We left and past what looked like a party or ...

Boat from Siem Reap to Battambang

A travel blog entry by tonymm on May 12, 2014

70 photos

... and place orphans with in Khemer family units. Uncles, aunties, grandmothers & grandfathers.
Interesting I kept seeing for sale theses huge JBL speaker cabinets, they must have big parties or celebrations. I know the Buddhists have many ceremonies happening all the time, as I witnessed on a number of occasions. I finished off by having dinner at a lovely restaurant called The White Rose. The servings were huge and dirt cheap, $3-$4 a dish. Khemer spring ...

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