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Who has not heard of the Angkor Archaeological Park? Located in northern Cambodia, this place is one of the most famous and important archaeological parks in the whole of Southeast Asia. This place stretches over a good 400 sq. kms. The park contains the splendid…
The following is a guest post by our friend, Melissa, who represents Pepy Tours in Cambodia
Our wrap up from having spent 31 days in Cambodia!
Our last stop in Cambodia was Battambang. After that we would head back to Bangkok and end our Asia tour after nearly 9 months on the road beginning from Japan. But before leaving, Asia gave us one last hurrah with a few crazy stories and…
We arrived in time for sunrise but let the real exploration of Angkor Wat until mid day – per the guide’s suggestion that we would have better light later in the day and less tourists as everybody would be out to lunch.
So we continued on to the Angkor Thom Temples.
After kayaking out to see the dolphins in Kratie and diving into Cambodia’s turbulent past in Phnom Penh we were ready for some relaxing beach time.
Rumors of trash strewn and belligerent backpacker filled Sihounkville beaches had us looking for something else.
Otres Beach seemed like the ideal place.
A visit to both the S21 Museum and Killing Fields is highly recommended. Though painful, it is important to learn and generate awareness for these historical events to prevent future genocides and massacres from happening.
Our first stop in Cambodia from Laos was Kratie, a tiny town in northeastern Cambodia. Kratie is a pleasant enough town and not overly touristy, but the thing we were looking forward to the most was kayaking with Sorya Kayaking as well as a chance to see the famous and endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins in their natural habitat.