- Extremes in Phnom PenhThe newly formed travel group of myself, Steve and Paul from Bristol, George from Gloucester, Steffi from Germany and Karen from The Netherlands, headed off together in what turned into a private minibus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh. It quickly Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 21, 2014
- Easy river living in KampotCrossing the border into Cambodia was both relaxed and stressful at the same time. A Cambodian visa technically costs $20 at the border, but it is almost impossible to pay less than $26 due to corruption. However, the forms were Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 16, 2014
- Kampot pepper crab tastes better when it's raining
The southern coast of Cambodia is host to several idyllic islands dotted with beautiful beaches, bu Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Aug 1, 2014
- SihanoukvilleKing Sihanouk reigned during much of the 20th century, although he was also a politician who ran for office.
The town named after him is lovely and a really fun tourist beach town. Here is the whole [[http://tinyurl.com/loak8xn|web photo album.]]
We Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- KampotThe next day was a Monday and we drove to Kampot in the south. It's famous for its pepper farms (for ground pepper, not chili pepper). Here is the full [[http://tinyurl.com/n8vdyjb|web photo album]].
The area was beautiful!
[img=http://photos.travelle Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- Phnom PenhWe spent the next several days in the capital, Phnom Penh. We had to skip our planned stopped in Kratie to see the Irawaddy dolphins because the Mekong River flooding made it too dangerous. They are so rare, it wasn't Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- Tarantula CityI can't believe I wrote that headline. Most of you know I'm arachnophobic. Seriously. I had to keep my eyes and ears closed a lot during our 2 days in this town, where the people eat the things-that-shall-not-be-named, and where Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- Siem Reap and Temples!In the evening of the second day, after our drive from Battambang, we went to a kind of dinner-theater where we saw several traditional Cambodian dances. The women in the fancy dress are doing the royal dance. They are Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- Battambang Day 2 We continued to explore Battambang and the area the next day. By now, I'd already lost sense of what day of the week it was. A sign of a good vacation. As a reminder, you can see all the Battambang Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- BattambangOn our first full day of the tour, we got up early and headed by private van through eastern Thailand to the Cambodian border. It was a lovely journey through green landscapes. Some highlights:
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/699723/P1040783.j Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
- Days 85-88: sick days in Richmond, VA (8/24/2014-8/27/2014)We woke up this morning and immediately knew that we were not riding anywhere today. We'd both picked up a bug. Since we had a car at hand, we decided to let Hunter drive us back to Richmond Posted by johnbander in Oregon to Virginia by Bike | Aug 25, 2014
- The fine line between Chaos and Charm
Phnom Penh struck us as a hard landing kind of a city - a tough place to be introduced to southeast Asia. Dusty streets lined with trash, chaotic traffic and completely impassab Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Aug 7, 2014
- Asian Country HoppingAaaaand before you know it, I'm in Cambodia! Feeling a bit like a Japanese tourist, but it's giving this whole adventure a nice little spin at the end;)
Luang Prabang came right on time for me. After 9 weeks of action Posted by AndreaLed in Andrea's Trip Around the World | Aug 19, 2014
- Angkor Wat archeological complex
The Angkor Archeological Complex is an expansive collection of temples spread throughout the countrysid Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Jul 26, 2014
- Siem Reap and the temples of Angkor, CambodiaAside from hearing that the lost city of Angkor was South East Asia's equivalent of Machu Picchu and that it was featured in Angelina Jolie's movie "Tomb Raider",we didn't know much else about the temples of Angkor before we visited. Posted by gregandissy in There and back again | Aug 15, 2014
- Helping in small ways in Siem Reap
Cambodia is a place of great wonder and great sadness. Bright green fields of rice stretching across a flat plain, palm and coconut trees dotting the landscape, the occasional Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Jul 25, 2014
- Rules of the RoadA Norwegian who had been living in Phnom Penh asked me, “Do you understand the road rules here?”. My reply, “They have rules?”. “I don’t know”.
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam all seem to share similar ideas on how to use Posted by grasshopper in Singapore to London Overland | Aug 9, 2014
- Please Sir, Can I Come In?The most daunting prospect when I started researching this trip was … visas. Requirements for official letters of invitation, confirmed bookings, return air tickets, covering letters from travel agents seemed to make an overland trip beyond reach. After h Posted by grasshopper in Singapore to London Overland | Aug 9, 2014
- Cambodia:the country of contrast/Kambodza:krajina kontrastov
Our expectations of Cambodia were fairly high as we have only heard and read good things about Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | Aug 2, 2014
- Finally...Sorry for no keeping this updated in the past weeks, I was way too busy ...
I will just try to write about the most interesting things that happened, which still is a lot...
There is my first night sleeping at an Posted by Augensternchen in Verena's Big Trip | Jul 28, 2014
- Last stop in Cambodia[img=http:/ Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Jul 20, 2014
- Angkor Wat and around ...This morning we took a sunrise trip to Angkor W. Spectacular, even without a real sunrise.
[left][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/686459/600D2E1A2219AC681721649201B Posted by JBrunnee in Vietnam 2014 | Jul 10, 2014
- Around Siem Reap, Cambodia Yesterday, we took the short flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, Cambodia. It was a city of some 10,000 people 10 years ago. Now it's Cambodia's second largest city at a whopping 1 million (!) people. All Posted by JBrunnee in Vietnam 2014 | Jul 10, 2014
I think I will always associate Cambodia with lemongrass and sandalwood. We arrived after a very early flight (wake up call was 3:45 am - but our internal clocks still ha Posted by Culinerrion in Bangkok to Dubai - 2014 | Apr 8, 2014
- Koh Kong, Chi Phat[img=http:/ Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Jul 3, 2014