Category Archives: Cambodia

Final thoughts on Cambodia (2015)

As we did when we left Myanmar, we thought we would put together a few of our thoughts about Cambodia. So, in no particular order, here goes.

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What NOT to eat in Cambodia

This.  Under no circumstances should you eat this.  Trust Robert, go for the fake Pringles instead. Cuttlefish, sugar, salt and spices add up to something vile and sickening.  Or at least so says Robert.  (If Robert thinks it is gross … Continue reading

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Only the boring are bored in Kep – Part 2

Our good time in Kep continues.  Between the food (Robert has eaten crab, crab, and more crab, and I even found good pizza at a place called Kep Coffee run by some quirky but nice expats), the scenery and the … Continue reading

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Only the boring are bored in Kep

Prior to arriving in Kep, we had read over and over that Kep was boring and two hours in Kep were two hours too long.  To be fair, we also read some reports that Kep was wonderful.  Well, we can … Continue reading

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Crab, glorious crab, in Kep

We made our way to Kep today.  Thanks to our guesthouse owner in Kampot, we got a great deal on a tuk tuk ride here.  Cheaper than the bus, plus we got the fresh air and the scenic views, so … Continue reading

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Kicking back in Kampot

We’ve spent the last 5 days in Kampot, Cambodia.  Kampot is a small town, with a population of roughly 40,000.

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The countryside around Battambang

Robert and I are enjoying Battambang so much that we extended our stay by 2 days.  The people are very friendly, and we are liking the food quite a bit.  We checked into a different hotel and spent most of … Continue reading

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Bumping along the Bamboo Train in Battambang

So, after two nights during which at least one of us slept 12 hours each night (fine, fine, I was the one who slept away 24 hours in a 48 hour span…but Robert also had one 12 hour night), we … Continue reading

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Rats, bats and bones in Battambang

After a few days in Phnom Penh, we decided to head up to Battambang.  Battambang is the second largest city in Cambodia, but it is much quieter than Phnom Penh and not nearly as touristy.

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A failed scam, two bikes and a monkey in Phnom Penh

Arriving in Cambodia is always an “interesting” experience.

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