- Upsetting Cambodian HistoryToday we went to visit the Choeung Ek Killing Fields, and the Tuol Sleng (S-21) Museum. For those who don’t know much about Pol Pot’s rule over Cambodia (1975-1979), I really suggest that you read up about it. Ok, so Posted by Jen90 in Mobbs On The Move | Mar 5, 2013
- Embarrassing Myself. Again.Hello from Phnom Penh! We had a pretty interesting time in Siem Reap, it was one of my favourite parts of the trip yet. The scary thing is that we’re now in our last month, we’ll only be in Vietnam Posted by Jen90 in Mobbs On The Move | Mar 5, 2013
- Exploring incredible Cambodia by motorbikeNo visit to Cambodia is complete without a proper motorbike ride through the countryside. Motorbikes are an integral part of the daily life for people living in the country that is home to the famous [[http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Wat|Angkor Posted by Leia Elizabeth in My journey to Cambodia | Mar 4, 2013
- Of Hell-Rides and Wildlife – Part IIIt was time to leave the wonderful elephants of Mondulkiri behind us and continue on our way to our next destination, the town of Kratie. The only way to get there was by minivan and since we had heard so Posted by yaya2080 in Idle Ramblings of a Traveller | Mar 4, 2013
- Die Inseln II - Ein Funken ErholungIch erwache durch laute Brandung, es ist sechs Uhr. Zu früh für das Resortpersonal, ich kehre in die Hütte zurück und packe meine Sachen, schreibe. Um 10 Uhr sieht man die Köche und die Tresenkraft im Pyjama umherschlurfen, immerhin gibt Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Mar 3, 2013
- Cambodia 3The temples of Angkor were apparently rescued from a thousand years of obscurity by Angelina Jolie and her pneumatic derring-do in Tomb Raider, the previous millennium having passed largely without incident. Hooray for Hollywood!
Siem Reap, the nearest Posted by mountaingoats in Caroline and Lesley's big Asia trip | Mar 3, 2013
- More buses.....Today was another travel day as we headed north and east towards Kratie. This little town's main attraction is the Irrawaddy dolphin, which I hope Tam will be able to tell you more about in tomorrows entry as we Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Mar 2, 2013
- A difficult dayOur original plan for today had been to put our passports in at the Thai Embassy to sort out a Thai visa, then get a bus to Kratie (travelling overland to Thailand will only give us a fifteen day stamp Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Mar 2, 2013
- Wifi on a minibus?! Too good to be true!Suffice to say we were relieved to be leaving Serendipity Beach today! However, our much hyped up transport was a bit of a disappointment. "The minibus has lots of space," they said, "It even has wifi!". Ha! Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Mar 2, 2013
Whilst researching accommodation in Sihanoukville, we randomly stumbled across a place called Lonely Beach on Trip Advisor. It promised a beautiful secluded beach, prisitne waters, an Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Mar 2, 2013
- Back to the beach!
After what felt like a long bus trip south, we finally arrived at the beaches of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Having decided to shun the touristy area of Serendipity Beach, we hopp Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Mar 2, 2013
- Cambodia 2We were met by an apocalyptic landscape of smoke and fire as soon as we crossed into Cambodia. Flames turned trees to charred sticks, blackened fields smouldered and thick smoke engulfed the bus. A group of Spanish girls and a Posted by mountaingoats in Caroline and Lesley's big Asia trip | Mar 2, 2013
- SEN MONOROM Y EL VALLE DE LOS ELEFANTES===
Desde antes de que empezara nuestro viaje, yo tenía la ilusión de poder visitar a elefantes e interactuar con ellos en su habitat natural. Había leído (muy poco) que uno puede montarse en ellos y recorrer así la selva, y Posted by alejandrajoel in Asian Adventure | Mar 2, 2013
- Of Hell-Rides and Wildlife - Part IPhnom Penh had turned out to be a little boring, so it was with the hopes of our first Cambodia adventure that we woke up early and took a tuk-tuk to the bus station. Our destination was the province of Posted by yaya2080 in Idle Ramblings of a Traveller | Mar 1, 2013
- Die Inseln I - Die bunten Fische schmecken nichtIch stehe vor einem „Reisebüro“, in dem mir gestern ein dickes Kind zugesagt hatte morgens früh um Sieben – also vor 15 Minuten – für mich da zu sein, um mir eine Bootsfahrt auf die Inseln zu verschaffen. Das Büro Posted by Jenlain in Andreas' passage | Feb 28, 2013
- 25th - 28th FebWe had an early start for Angkor Wat. We went by tuk tuk and arrived at the first temple at around 9:30am. It was very hot, muggy and busy! We had a good look around the first temple, which was Posted by Sophie_241 in Our big adventure | Feb 28, 2013
- Getting to Know the Neighborhood:
Settling in, exploring the neighborhood - I think everything I need is here:
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- VON LAOS NACH KAMBODSCHA===Nachdem wir nun ganz Laos durchquert haben und uns am schönen Mekong vonden Reisestrapazen erholt haben war es Zeit für ein neues Land.
Wir verlassen Laos mit gemischten Gefühlen. Das Land ist wunderschön mit seinen riesigen Wäldern, Hügeln und vertr Posted by alejandrajoel in Asian Adventure | Feb 27, 2013
- The endWe crossed the border to Cambodia really easily and made our way to Phenom Penn. It had a really nice feel about it and definitely our favourite Southeast Asia capital so far. It is estimated that the Khmer Rouge killed Posted by mike_tina in Mike & Tina's World Adventure | Dec 24, 2011
- Tired, Hot and Yearning for a CocktailThe last day in Taipei we had to change location and move to a more “luxurious” habitat closer to the airport, due to the fact that our flight was leaving at 06:00 a.m. the following morning. This is how we Posted by yaya2080 in Idle Ramblings of a Traveller | Feb 23, 2013
- Cambodia 1It is almost impossible to complete a meaningful or true sentence that starts with 'Cambodia is ...' Other than 'Cambodia is truly fucked up'. A country of paradoxes, irreconcilable opposites and extremes, ruled by the demented logic of The Trial, Posted by mountaingoats in Caroline and Lesley's big Asia trip | Feb 22, 2013
Siem Reap (11th February - 13th February)
So, since we have had a lack of computer access and have gotten a little behind with the blog thought I would make try to cram all of our time in Cambodia Posted by duncan-alice in Duncan & Alice Go RTW! | Feb 20, 2013
- Things I Didn't Expect To See
Arriving in Cambodia in 1991, there wasn't much traffic on the streets, which was good, since most streets were not paved. That was more than 20 years ago, but even so I never expected to Posted by kkhopper in 2013 Travels | Feb 20, 2013
- Goodnight,sleep tight,don't let the bed bugs bite...ACTUALLYSo after a lack of sleep last night, we were looking forward to a quiet room where we might actually get more than a couple of hours kip. Fail!!
After dark, the bugs emerged. Bed bugs! And lots Posted by Tam-Jo in The Adventures of Jo and Tammy... | Feb 17, 2013
Almost the end of the trip for the kids. We spent two nights in a Kampot ecolodge, swinging in hammocks, floating on the river, and playing darts.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/5 Posted by kkhopper in 2013 Travels | Feb 16, 2013