Travel Report: Kep Crab Market, Cambodia.

Kep Crab Market Cambodia

December 2015. It had been an oddly fascinating day wandering around the Cambodian ghost city of Kep. We’d strolled across the pretty but tiny Kep Beach, admired the old flaky colonial villas and walked and walked and walked and walked down the increasingly neglected promenade with its sittin’ doin’ nothin locals and inactive, tatty amusement […]

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Travel Report: Kep Beach, Cambodia.

Kep Beach Cambodia

December 2015. The sleepy seaside retreat of Kep was the final stop for Wonderboy and I as our great Cambodia trip of 2015 came to a gentle close. It was just a thirty-minute drive from our room in the centre of Kampot, so we hailed a tuk tuk and went over on a day trip. […]

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Travel Report: Cruising The Kampot River, Cambodia.

Sunset cruise The Kampot River Cambodia

December 2015. A sunset cruise down the magical Praek Tuek Chhu River is quite possibly the most popular thing to do in the Cambodian city of Kampot. The river’s name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue for us foreigners, so you’ll find it referred to as simply The Kampot River, a beautiful stretch of water that […]

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Travel Report: Bokor National Park Part II – Kampot, Cambodia.

Abandoned Catholic Church Bokor National Park Kampot Cambodia

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my article: Bokor National Park Part I December 2015. As a former French hill station back in the colonial days of the 1920s, a visit to Cambodia’s Bokor National Park is all about sweeping views and abandoned buildings. This Catholic Church was […]

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Travel Report: Bokor National Park Part I – Kampot, Cambodia.

Bokor National Park Kampot Cambodia

December 2015. It was December the 16th and Wonderboy and I had just landed in the river city of Kampot for the final leg of our great Cambodian adventure. The city itself had proved thoroughly charming with its leafy lanes and thriving food and drink scene. But now, on day two, we were devoting our time […]

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Travel Report: Ta Prohm Temple – Angkor, Cambodia.

Ta Prohm Temple Angkor Siem Reap Cambodia

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! November 2015. One of the many things I liked about my day touring Angkor’s amazing temples is that each structure we visited had a clear identity that set it apart from the others. As one of the so-called modern […]

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Travel Report: Bayon Temple – Angkor, Cambodia.

Carved faces Bayon Temple Angkor Siem Reap Cambodia

November 2015. A day or two spent touring the astounding temples of Angkor in Cambodia is one of South East Asia’s definitive highlights. Bayon Temple, known locally as The Temple of Faces, is one of the region’s most impressive structures thanks to its 200+ carved faces of Avalokiteshvara, the earthly manifestation of the Buddha Amitabha. […]

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