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Cambodia and Vietnam 2016 A quick look at Cambodia and then visiting our favourite country, Vietnam for a 5 month stay. Look out Hoian here we come!!!


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Day 14 – 14th April 2016 Thursday – Phnom Penh Palace & Markets

Friday, 15 Apr 2016 | Views [313]

After breakfast we met Sam at his Tuk Tuk for the trip to the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace complex and attached 'Silver Pagoda' compound consist of several buildings, structures and gardens all located within 500x800 meter walled grounds overlooking ... Read more >

Day 13 – 13th April 2016 Wednesday – Exploring Phnom Penh Killing Fields

Thursday, 14 Apr 2016 | Views [348]

It is now Cambodia New Year for the next 3-5 days and so many local businesses are not open. Headed to buffet breakfast. We decided to split the tour we had planned over 2 days as it is just too hot to be out and about after lunch. So we planned to do ... Read more >

Day 12 – 12th April 2016 Tuesday – Travel to Phnom Pehn

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016 | Views [309]

 We were up and downstairs by 6.15 and ordered breakfast while we waited for the pickup van. It came right on 6.50 and we had to quickly pay the bill and leave. At the bus station in Sihanoukville our small bus was already loading. The driver tried ... Read more >

Day 11 – 11th April 2016 Monday – Otres 2 Beach

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016 | Views [242]

Same same but different. Not really. Couldn't get a scooter so did the same as yesterday. Breakfast at Secret Garden and then laying by the sea at Columbus Bar Beach. After lunch Kevin headed back and I stayed and spoke with mum and dad on the phone ... Read more >

Day 10 – 10th April 2016 Sunday - Otres 2 Beach

Monday, 11 Apr 2016 | Views [282]

Same same, breakfast at Secret Garden. Lazing at beach at Columbus Beach Bar. Had dinner at Sam’s Restaurant which is next to the Backpackers. I had a salad and Kevin the BBQ chicken. Servings were large and meal nice. On the way back we ran into ... Read more >

Day 9 – 9th April 2016 Saturday – Otres 2 Breach

Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 | Views [310]

Today much the same as yesterday. Breakfast at Secret Garden and then lounging by the beach at Columbus Beach Bar for most of the day. Spoke with an English couple who had been in Siem Reap visiting ABC Rice School which is run by friends of theirs. ... Read more >

Day 8 – 8th April 2016 Friday – Otres 2 Beach

Saturday, 9 Apr 2016 | Views [317]

Breakfast again at Secret Garden. Spend most of the day at Columbus Beach on the blue lounges. After lunch Kevin headed back to get ready to go watch Port play Essendon at a sports bar in town. He took a tuk tuk into town and found a bar to watch the ... Read more >

Day 7 - 7th April 2016 Thursday – Otres 2 Beach

Friday, 8 Apr 2016 | Views [338]

Went to Secret Garden Restaurant on the beach for breakfast. $5 for an American breakfast. Was very filling. We decided to extend our stay here another 3 days. We booked our return bus to Phnom Penh for Tuesday, just at the start of the Cambodia New ... Read more >

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Day 6 – 6th April 2016 Wednesday – Long day to Sihanoukville

Thursday, 7 Apr 2016 | Views [301]

Up early and across the river for breakfast at a local eatery. I ordered beef noodle soup and Kevin fried noodle with vegetables. We managed to get a nice warm bread roll to dip. Picked up from motel by small bus - Golden Bayon Express. Cost $10 each ... Read more >

Day 5 – 5th April 2016 Tuesday – Battambang

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016 | Views [328]

Headed across the bridge for breakfast and ended up at Maddison Corner café where we ordered a full breakfast. Was very average food and service. Our tuk tuk driver picked us up and took us to the bamboo train. Battambang’s bamboo train ... Read more >

Day 4 – 4th April 2016 Monday – Travel to Battambang

Tuesday, 5 Apr 2016 | Views [330]

We were up and ready for the bus pickup at 7.30 as our bus was due to leave at 8.30. Well it appears Cambodia is also very lax about timetables and no one seems in a hurry at all. Of course this didn't sit well with me. After collection in a small bus ... Read more >

Day 3 -3rd April 2016 Sunday – Angkor Wat Complex

Monday, 4 Apr 2016 | Views [423]

Picked up by Tuk Tuk driver Mr Nin for our trip to Angkor Wat. The cost was US$15 for driver and then $20 entry fee for a single day pass. We arrived at Angkor Wat Temple first and followed the crowd of tourists to the 12th century Temple that is dedicated ... Read more >

Day 2 – 2nd April 2016 Saturday – Exploring Siem Reap

Sunday, 3 Apr 2016 | Views [293]

Off course we were up early and before breakfast I set up Kevin's AFL streaming so he can watch the footy and then it was off to breakfast, pancake for Kevin and fried eggs for me. We then headed into the town centre walking. We were approached by many ... Read more >

Day 1 – 1st April 2016 Friday – Our adventure starts in Siem Reap

Saturday, 2 Apr 2016 | Views [336]

Our  reliable driver, Collin Hall arrived early for pick up and transporting us to the airport. We had checked in via Internet and so avoided the long lines and walked to the front for immediate bag drop. There were a lot of people checking in who ... Read more >



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