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Cambodia - Battambang

CAMBODIA | Thu, 9 Oct 2014 | By megandrob | Views [373]

On Friday night we got on the overnight bus for a 10 hour drive to Battambang. In Vietnam, the sleeper buses were great - individual beds, in 3 rows. The cambodian ones are not that great. They have double sleepers, which are only a LITTLE bigger than ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, crocodile farm, killing caves, monkeys, temples

Battambang

CAMBODIA | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By martinbradley | Views [367]

The desiccated rat lying under the restaurant dining table was, probably, not the worse experience of my life, but it was, nevertheless, an eye opener to the northern Cambodian city of Battambang (pronounced battenbong).    It had been ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, cambodia

Cambodia: on my own, but not alone

CAMBODIA | Mon, 11 Feb 2013 | By kirsty_nz | Views [3826]

You are never too old for firsts. I am relatively well travelled, but until now I have never really travelled on my own. It was something that I needed to know that I could do. Sitting at the riverfront in Phnom Penh on my last night in Cambodia I had ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, cambodia, kompong thom, phnom penh, siem reap, temples, world vision

Battambang, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Tue, 2 Oct 2012 | By sglass | Views [1208]

We decided to move on to see more of Cambodia and Battambang was highly recommended as the next best stop after Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. So after another death-defying bus ride we made it to the town. Battambang is supposedly the 2nd largest city in ... Read more >

Tags: bamboo train, battambang, cambodia, khmer rouge, killing caves, macaques

Cambodia part 2

CAMBODIA | Fri, 24 Aug 2012 | By coggos | Views [1880] | Comments [1]

Cambodia part 2 Sitting here at Olly's place by the river in Kampot. Finally found somewhere in Cambodia to stop and chill. Free paddle boards, only 4 bungalows @ $5/night close to the coast its cool.  Phnom Phen was hectic and busy and hot. Still ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, kampot, kep, koh rong, koh tonsai, rabbit island, sihanoukville

24½ Days of Trying to Get My Shit Together

CAMBODIA | Wed, 1 Dec 2010 | By karsoe | Views [567]

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – What was meant to be “30 days of literary abandon” turned out to not really work out so well. My final wordcount was about half of what it should’ve been. I won’t go into the specific reasons why, what with this not being ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, cambodia, diamond island, indochina, kampot, koh pich, koh tonsay, phnom penh, rabbit island, southeast asia

All Aboard the Battambang Bamboo Express

CAMBODIA | Tue, 13 Jul 2010 | By karsoe | Views [869]

BATTAMBANG, CAMBODIA – With the upgrade of the rail line which runs between Battambang and Phnom Penh, a testament to Cambodian ingenuity will soon come to an end. The bamboo train, a homebrew rail service that provides transport between many ... Read more >

Tags: bamboo train, battambang, cambodia

An afternoon in Battambang

CAMBODIA | Mon, 17 Aug 2009 | By matsmith | Views [1192]

On our way to Thailand we stopped in Battambang, which is not a very interesting place but is the first time we have seen a bit of real Cambodia. We took the opportunity to explore the countryside by motorbike, and saw how the people live, as well as ... Read more >

Tags: airports, bangkok, battambang, thai visas

Covering The Basics

CAMBODIA | Fri, 7 Aug 2009 | By karsoe | Views [186]

Tags: aid, battambang, cambodia, tabitha foundation

Amazing Angkor

CAMBODIA | Sun, 2 Aug 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2337] | Comments [2]

After a bout of travellers sickness for me, which added two extra rest days for us in the capital, we took the 4 hour bus ride west to Battambang, the second largest city in Cambodia. Although, from the size of it you would never believe it, it’s ... Read more >

Tags: angkor wat, battambang, phnom penh, siem reap

Working at Tini Tinou 2009 !

CAMBODIA | Wed, 8 Apr 2009 | By daan | Views [1002]

Salut y’all! Finally, last Sunday the Tini Tinou International Circus Festival in Battambang, Cambodia ended, which gives me time to rest and reflect on this beautiful experience. I entered Cambodia in the second week of March together with Rachal ... Read more >

Tags: 2009, battambang, cambodia, circus, festival, phare ponleu selpak, tini tinou

Battambang - Beautiful Cambodian Countryside

CAMBODIA | Thu, 15 Jan 2009 | By jciecko | Views [1127]

After fighting our way through hordes of tourists in Siem Reap, we wanted to see the countryside of Cambodia. Battambang seemed like the logical choice since we’d get to travel there by boat and make day trips into the fertile farming lands surrounding ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, khmer rouge, phnom banan, phnom sampeon, river villages

Cambodia Day 3: Battambang

CAMBODIA | Wed, 14 Feb 2007 | By cisoux | Views [1039]

Another early start to the day. We met at the lobby of our guesthouse at 6.30 am. A bus was supposed to come and pick us up at 6.40 to take us to the bus terminal, where we would take another bus at 7.30 to Battambang. But that first bus came only ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, bus ride, cambodia

 

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