Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cambodian Food

It’s unfair to compare Cambodian food unfavorably to that of its neighbors. Arriving after a month in Thailand, I thought it less exciting, definitely missing the spicy pepper punch, but that’s not a good way to approach it. The resources … Continue reading

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Border crossing, Cambodia to Vietnam

Kampot is not far from the border, initially chosen for that proximity. This crossing is fairly new, and like the crossing with Thailand, the area between the border posts is littered with casinos, and construction of new ones. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Kampot, Cambodia, 13-18 January

Now with expectations back in check, we board the bus from Angtasom to Kampot with our new friend Dania from Spain/Iraq/London (long story, but an interesting woman, travelling on her own). Many people stop at Kep, but after reading reports, … Continue reading

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Homestay- Central Cambodia

Successful travel (and life, if you want to get expansive about it) is all about managing the gap between expectation and reality. So far on our adventure, these have aligned pretty neatly. When a disconnect occurs, it can lead to … Continue reading

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Phonm Penh, dec 5-10

We exit the speedboat with a map in my head of how to get to the guesthouse from the boat dock, collect our bags from the top of the tin can, and head the 5 blocks to get there. As … Continue reading

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