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Cambodia plane crash: Siem Reap to Sihanoukville

Posted by somtam2000 on 25/6/2007 at 16:19

The Associated Press Monday, June 25, 2007 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: A chartered plane flying Monday between two popular tourist destinations in Cambodia has crashed, with at least 20 people on board feared killed, an aviation official said. The plane, a Russian-made AN-24, was flying from Siem Reap — where the famous Angkor Wat temple complex is located — to Sihanoukville, a coastal city with access to beaches, said Him Sarun, Cabinet chief for the Secretariat of Civil Aviation. An of ...

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Cambodian visa

Posted by yrrag on 4/11/2006 at 21:40

Does anyone know how long it takes to get a Cambodian visa at the Cambodian Embassy in Saigon? Will be travelling overland from Saigon to Cambodia and would like to obtain a visa in advance in order to avoid any delays or problems at the Cambodian border. ...

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Travelling to Siem Reap 24th Jan 2008, anyone coming?

Posted by marineboy on 22/6/2007 at 16:43

Hi everyone, Looking for pals to go overland to Siem Reap next January (2008), as I will be on my own from UK. Would anyone like to travel with me, male or female no probs. Of course I will be going Wat bagging so a similar itinary would be good. Back to Krabi after for diving. Get in touch! marineboy ...

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Overland Crossing from Sen Monorom to Vietnam

Posted by zohe on 29/5/2007 at 20:32

Can anyone share information about the overland crossing from Mondulkiri province (Sen Monorom) to Vietnam. which is the border to cross? Is there much hassel? THanks! ...

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...from Phnom Penh to Saigon...

Posted by themudblood on 15/5/2007 at 17:55

can anyone pls advise on the best (and cheapest!) way to travel from Phnom Penh to Saigon? how long would it take and how much would it cost? ...

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Cambofest: independent movie festival in Cambodia

Posted by somtam2000 on 9/6/2007 at 07:36

Running across June 16 and 17, the Cambofest film festival will be taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. See the Cambofest website for more information. ...

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Koh Kong accomodation

Posted by viacc65 on 5/6/2007 at 02:36

Could please someone give some recent advices about the accomodation in Koh Chang where I can spend a night? ...

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Siem Reap to Phnom Penh to Saigon

Posted by oisin on 21/5/2007 at 16:14

I want to spend a couple of days in each of these places in mid June. Which is the best way to travel between each location? I've heard that bus and boat are the the two options. I think I would like to try one journey by boat. But I would appreciate some advice... Can anyone advise ...

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Hot Air Balloon over Angkor Wat

Posted by bkkbrad on 28/4/2007 at 12:40

does anyone have any information if there is hot air balloon tours at Angkor Wat ? ...

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Cambodia queries - advice needed

Posted by eagerbeaver on 21/5/2007 at 05:48

Hey, I’m travelling to Cambodia in June and have a few queries. I’d appreciate any advice: 1) Where is the cheapest place to get a Vietnamese visa in Cambodia? How much does the visa cost and how long does it take to get done? 2) Do you have to book inter-city bus tickets (eg: G.S.T Express Bus Service, Phnom Penh Sorya Transport Company bus tickets) a day in advance or is it ok to just turn up at the bus company’s bus stop and simply purchase tickets for travel that same day? 3) ...

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Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap

Posted by rong on 12/5/2007 at 02:45

What do you advise if I were to reach Aranyaprathet at ard 4pm: should I stay overnight at Aranyaprathet, or cross over to Poipet & take an overnight taxi direct to Siem Reap? I heard it's public hols in Cambodia from 13-16 May, and I'm not sure how long it'll take to clear the customs @ Cambodia/Vietnam side, considering it's public hols and the public buses from Khao San may have arrived in the evening. ...

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Vietnam Visa in Shinoukville ...

Posted by SteinOfOrange on 20/5/2007 at 13:12

Ten Minutes! Easy as apple pie. Why oh why did I spend 4 days and more money getting my visa in Singapore? The total cost was 35$, and the tuk-tuk was 2$. Also used the Mekong Express bus from Cmbodias capitol, and it took 3 hours (7$usd). Tried a different bus on the way back and it took 4 and a half hours, they stopped every ten feet or so it seemed. ...

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Phnom Penh to Hanoi...best way to get there?

Posted by chaelyn on 17/5/2007 at 03:30

Helllo all. im looking for hints, tips, prices on how to get from Phnom Penh or Siem Riep to Hanoi.. Preferably flying there as it will be a world faster. ...

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Leigh from Vietnam to Cambodia to Laos

Posted by LeighA on 13/5/2007 at 20:45

Hi, am travelling to Cambodia and Laos in late August/Sept, solo after 2 weeks in Vwith family. What's the best way to get to Cambodia (either SR or PP) from HCMC? How long does it take to PP? To SR? I only have about a week, so should I bother with PP at all or go straight to SR? Is the Paske and Island region in sth laos worth a visit - am especially interested in the dolphins. What are the roads like to travel on - will have about three weeks for Laos and want to do as much as poss, includ ...

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Phnom Penh and Siem Riep trip

Posted by chimik72 on 27/4/2007 at 21:49

We flight to Phnom Penh from Bangkok with Air Asia (hotly recomend) .In airport meet us our driver Pen Chettra very reliable and good driver and guide. His e-mail: chettrataxi@yahoo.com He took us for PP city tour,and drove further to SR on the road we stoped to lunch in Green World Restaurant 72 near Skon it was very good sea food dishes -very recomend. In Siem Riep we stayed in Piece Of Angkor Guest house, quiet and clean place, but best rooms are on second floor. Our driver took us next da ...

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Royal Crown Hotel In Siem Reap

Posted by Jon_Mak_Mak on 13/5/2007 at 20:42

Hello, Has anyone stayed at this hotel? Ive read some good reviews but any travelfish members recommended it or not? Thanks, Ant. ...

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Angor Association for the Disabled is a GEM!

Posted by garychrist on 10/3/2007 at 23:30

As a supporter and volunteer of Angkor Association for the Disabled since 2004 I am posting these comments regarding travelation's post of 17/2/07 I was absolutely shocked at reading travelation report on Angkor Association for the Disabled. I am asking everyone to disregard her slanderous and very misleading post. I was there when she was "volunteering" and I have a completely different view of the TRUTH. According to the terms af this messageboard, I believe her post should be immediatl ...

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Siem Reap to Hanoi--time crunch

Posted by patrickb on 13/4/2007 at 16:21

I'll have to go from Siem Reap to Hanoi so I can catch a flight out of Hanoi. I just checked Vietnam Airlines; their flight is $200. Though I'm reluctant to pay that much, I'll probably end up going with it because I have no other option at this point. Does anyone know if you can get from S. Reap to Hanoi by bus or train in a day or two? (I realize they're very far, just checking). THANKS!! ...

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Flying Sihanoukville to Siem Reap

Posted by lost on 2/5/2007 at 08:55

Has anyone flown the new link on PMTair from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap and know roughly how much airfares are and where tickets can be bought as you can not book on there internet site yet. thank you ...

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Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville-Siem Reap in 2 weeks: need advices

Posted by vuh on 2/5/2007 at 15:51

Hello all, First of all, I would like to thank all of travellers who took time to report their experience and recommendations on this website. I found a lot of information on it and would strongly recommand it. I have 2 ways in Cambodia and I plan to spend : Pnom Penh: 2-3 days Sihanoukville: 4 days including the visit of Bokor National Park and Koh S'Dach beach. Siem Reap: 4 days with visit of all the temples and if I have time left, visit Battambang. Does it seems reasonnable or to ...

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