Cambodia Final Thoughts and Costs

Despite entering Cambodia having heard mixed stories regarding safety and the people, we left with a love for the country. The people were amongst the friendliest we've ever met, and on more than one occasion jokes and taking the piss was shared with the locals. Angkor was just as awesome as all the superlative laden... Continue Reading →

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Take : one After spending weeks in small towns we were rather exited by the possibilities that Phnom Penh offered. We needed a big bustling city and finally we got it. The bus from Kratie was basic but more than adequate and dropped us within a few K's walk of our hotel. Yes,... Continue Reading →

Angkor temples, Cambodia

The bus to Siem Reap was rather uneventful and fast, thank god! We arrived at the bus station in Siem Reap and waited with anticipation as we were told to expect mafia like tuktuk drivers. We were grateful that our guesthouse provided a free pickup as the barbed wire gates to the bus station were... Continue Reading →

Battambang, Cambodia

The bus from Phnom Penh to Battambang was usual SE Asian style. 40 minutes late leaving, 3 hours late arriving. But uneventful, and we actually were on a bus this time! Upon arrival Will decided to play his new Make The Tuktuk Drivers Jump game. It involves getting off the bus, and telling all of... Continue Reading →


We went from Kratie to Phnom Penh, however as we will be returning to Phnom Penh for a few days we will write about that then. All I will say now is that the bus from Kratie was, as we are used to with Laos, 30 minutes late, and took a lengthy 8 hours (as... Continue Reading →

Kratie, Cambodia

Well we are sick of this waiting game! "The boat will pick you up between 8 and 8:10". At 8:20 no boat. 8:30 and the guesthouse were calling the boat people when finally a boat arrived. We slithered down the banks and jumped in. From Don Khone to the mainland takes about 25 minutes in a long skinny boat with... Continue Reading →

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