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Trekking in Southern Cambodia

Posted by womble86 on 13/7/2009 at 20:26

Been planing my SE Asia trip for a while now and stumbled across this magnificent website. Wish I'd found it earlier! Can anyone recommend any decent trekking in southern Cambodia? I plan to get there in mid November, go straight to Ankor and then go down south to Sihanoukville to chill for a few weeks and would like to take in some of the scenery instead of just lying about in a hammock! What I am after is something a little more intense than the usual half day walks. Maybe 4 - 5 day ov ...

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Share ride to Siem Reap thisFriday

Posted by mike1700 on 20/7/2009 at 20:08

Looking for 2-3 people to share a ride with me to SR this Friday. See countryside with my english speaking Khmer driver. E-mail me ASAP Mike thanks ...

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Posted by hawaiianlungs on 20/7/2009 at 09:26

is there a boat from thailand to cambodia? ...

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interesting spots between from Siem Reap & Phnom Penh

Posted by virusvaleria on 16/7/2009 at 10:33

Looking to get some tips on unmissable places between Siem Reap & Phnom Penh. Any suggestion is very welcome! thanks guys! ...

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confusion about the e-visa

Posted by buecax on 16/7/2009 at 00:18

on the visa page it says: "EVisas are only valid for entry into Cambodia via the international airports at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and via the land crossings at Ko Kong, Poipet and Bavet. You cannot use an eVisa to enter Cambodia at other crossings." and on the border crossings page it says: "To Laos, you only have one option, the Veun Kham/Dom Kralor crossing (but note your Laos visa on arrival is NOT available at this crossing). ... Cambodian visa on arrival is available at all these ...

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Flying from Siem Reap to Pakse

Posted by Dijahtalism on 7/7/2009 at 21:18

Hi everyone! I would like to go from Sieam Reap to Pakse ; is it possible to get there with a flight? Where can I buy the ticket (online? directly in Siem Reap airport?) How much does it cost? How many flights a day? Merci beaucoup, Dijahtalism ...

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Cooking in Cambodia

Posted by hippytrip on 11/7/2009 at 06:11

I am a Chef and am travelling through Cambodia for 4 weeks nth to south I want to cook I am not that keen on joining in on a regular cooking class but I will probably check out the Smokin Pot in Battambang I would like to cook on a few occasions while I am there Meet someone that can take me to the markets buy produce and perhaps take food home to a family or the likes and we can cook up a feast It would be great if anyone knows of other cooking schools or can point me in the direct ...

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from phnom penh to Rach Gia

Posted by virusvaleria on 15/7/2009 at 10:13

Hi, how do i get to Rach Gia from Phnom Penh?? Bus, train, whatever... thanks!! ...

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Cambodian visas

Posted by satori_kicks on 29/6/2009 at 11:40

Hi all, Just wondering what the best plan of attack for getting a Cambodian visa is. Is it better to get an e-Visa, or wait until at the Cambodian border, and get it then. My mate and I will be entering Cambodia from Vietnam in Setpember (coming up in a boat to Phnom Penh from Chau Doc). Thanks, Ben. ...

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Phnome Peng-Aug 10th to Aug 15th-want to do Angkor

Posted by jmdma808 on 18/6/2009 at 19:11

Hello, i will be flying into Phnome penh on Aug 10th and leaving on Aug 15th. I have a couple of questions. First, I know i have to do Angkor Waht. How long does it take? should i set aside three days and spend one in phnome penh? secondly, should i book a hotel just for the first and last nights of my stay in phnome penh since ill be going to angkor in the middle? whats the best way to do this? im confused.... ...

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CF Mekong - boat ride between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh

Posted by travelingchinese on 6/7/2009 at 07:46

Has anyone tried the one day "CF Mekong" boat trip between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh ? I have read hat the express boat ride route between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh isn't worth it anymore - becauase it's expensive and the view is not very good for most part of the journey. However, CF Mekong seems to have a full day itinerary between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, stopping at different villages along the way. Has anyone tried it? Is it a tourist trap? ...

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Siem Reap to Hong Kong - non stop flights?

Posted by travelingchinese on 2/7/2009 at 05:43

I plan to end my trip in Siem Reap in August - and would like to catch a nonstop flight from Siem Reap to Hong Kong (to catch my international flight back). Lonely Planet's Siem Reap page seems to indicate that there are direct flights between Siem Reap and Hong Kong - does anyone know which airline? Thank you! ...

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Sihanoukville for solo woman?

Posted by curstilace on 30/6/2009 at 13:25

Would you recommend Sihanoukville for a 26-yo woman traveling alone? I was thinking of stopping there for about 5 days to hang out and learn to dive. Have heard some good things and not so good things about it though. I would go to one of the Thai islands but they're out of the way from my main destinations which are Laos and Cambodia. I'd appreciate any suggestions. Thanks!! xx ...

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How many times can I enter Cambodia on a 30 day tourist visa within a 6 month period?

Posted by annarose on 1/7/2009 at 13:52

Hello, Tried searching for an answer to my question but couldn't find it... I'm meeting up with a friend in Cambodia in August for a few weeks and then going to Thailand for a month or so before returning to Cambodia in October. I may then go to Laos and return back to Cambodia for a third time. Is there a limit on the number of times you can enter the country on a 30 day tourist visa within a 6 month period? Or a limit on the amount of time you can spend there within a 6 month period? ...

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thoughts on malaria pills and japanese Encephilitis vaccine

Posted by jmdma808 on 25/6/2009 at 21:30

sorry to post multiple threads but i have some valid questions. im backpacking through laos and cambodia in august and some websites ive looked at recommend malaria pills. specifically Either mefloquine (Lariam) or atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)(PDF). i have heard the pills can make you really sick too. im going to luang prabang laos and probably angkor waht and phnome penh. do i need these? are they worth the risk? also the JE vaccine. my doctor told me it is a very safe vaccine with little ri ...

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cambodia in december - tentative plan

Posted by pamjane on 25/6/2009 at 01:29

I'm planning a trip for my girlfriend and me through Thailand>Laos>Cambodia from November through early January. We won't have much time in Cambodia, so I think we'll have just a few stops there so that we can get to know each location a bit. I'd be thankful for any input y'all have on the prospective journey: Day 1: fly from Pakse to Siem Reap (I'd originally had the idea to go by land and visit Ban Lung--Yak Lom is a dream--but it seems almost impossible to head that way and do the ...

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bring laptop to cambodia???

Posted by jmdma808 on 25/6/2009 at 21:25

is it ok to bring my laptop with me to cambodia? i really need it for my trip. ill be backpacking through thailand, laos cambodia and making a quick stop in kuala lumpur so my pc is how i keep in touch with everybody. im staying at a guesthouse in laos for about $20 a night and probably will do the same in cambodia. just wondering if its safe to leave my pc in the room or if there is any other way i can secure it. ...

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Siam Reap to Laos..!

Posted by Noggins on 25/6/2009 at 19:33

We plan to cross from Cambodia to Laos in the next couple of days, and are currently in Siam Reap, having come from Phnom Penh . We've just looked in to getting to the Laos border and have been told by a couple of agencies there are no buses from here to there, or to Stung Treng. Has anyone done this crossing from Siam Reap? We've been told we might have to go back to Phnom Penh and get a bus from there but we really don't want to do that and flying is out of the question on our budget. Were th ...

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Worth it to go during the wet season?

Posted by scafire_jesse on 5/5/2009 at 00:51

I'm looking at heading to Cambodia in early September - during the wet season. I wanted to avoid some of the crowds and I don't mind the mud and the damp, but is it going to be worth it for a little over a 2 week trip? I'd like to see Phnom Phen, Kampot, Battdambang and Siem Reap/Angkor. Thanks! ...

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cambodian visa online?

Posted by halongbay07 on 20/6/2009 at 18:33

im going to be travelling to cambodia via thailand and have heard the stories about visa scams at the border, what is the easiest/safest way to get a cambodian visa and can this be done online? thanks. ...

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