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Concerns from a bug-phobe

Posted by rkmoilan on 30/10/2007 at 05:39

I hate to be a baby, but I'm getting concerned about the insect situation in Cambodia. I grew up in the tropics so I'm used to my share of cockroaches, crickets, etc. but I've been reading about SWARMS of nasty insects - even in the hotel rooms. How bad is it? I need to mentally prepare...

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Posted by princessdisaster on 30/10/2007 at 07:53

i was there in April and don't remember swarms of any insects, just buckets of them in the markets

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Posted by somtam2000 on 30/10/2007 at 08:58 admin

No big deal at all.

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Posted by rkmoilan on 30/10/2007 at 09:51

Phew! Thanks for putting my mind at ease. :)

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Posted by charkey on 19/4/2009 at 03:37

The center for disease control site is pretty good and has good recommendations for insect protection

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Posted by backpackingasia on 30/4/2009 at 08:53

Just bring immediate remedy -> your insect bites first aid kit. And of course a complete list of clinics or hospitals addresses in case of severe bites...

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Posted by MADMAC on 14/6/2009 at 17:50

I had this scorpion in my house... huge black thing. Needless to say, he had to go before he had a chance to sting my daughter.

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