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Otres Beach, Cambodia

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

otres.jpg‘Squeezing it all in’ is a reality – So much to do , so little time. Sometimes there’s simply not enough time to really enjoy one place. We found this gem of a resort about 15 kms out of Sihanoukville, but only had one night to savor the spot. Star Bar Bungalows set us back $8 for the night – there were just 2 other people at the place and we had the entire beach to ourselves that night.

I suspect that in a year or two, this place will be very crowded. For now, because it is a bit out of town and the road to it is in bad shape, it is a find. [read on]

Southern Cambodia

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

kompot.jpgAfter leaving Phnom Phen, we spent a few days in Kompot, a small regional capitol in the south of Cambodia. On our first day, I rented a morotbike and we weaved our way to Kep, a nearby town that is mostly bombed-out remains of French colonial villas. [read on]

Phnom Phen Water Festival

Sunday, November 12th, 2006
water.jpgAs you may have gathered, getting around in Cambodia isn't always easy. But that's one good reason to do it. It was fairly easy to escape Siem Reap and catch the bus to Cambodia's capitol ... [Continue reading this entry]

Angkor Wat

Sunday, November 5th, 2006
aw.jpgWe arrived in Siem Riep a few of days ago and have been spending a bit of time at Angkor Wat and some other nearby temples. All of the ruins are quite outstanding of course, but I ... [Continue reading this entry]

Crossing the Border into Cambodia

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
bb.jpgWe are in Battambung, Cambodia right now - some 150 kms from the Thai Border. Crossing the border at Poipet was one of the most bizarre travel experiences I have had - and I am ... [Continue reading this entry]