Phnom Penh

The Death of a King We arrived in Phnom Penh to an overwhelming sight of crowds and noise. The former king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012 in Beijing. His body has been brought back to the royal palace to lay in state. A mourning period was declared by the government. Thousands … Read more

Bored in Kep, Cambodia

Kep is often done as a daytrip from Kampot but we thought that we might want to spend a couple of nights there. We’ve become pretty confidant in our ability to find lodging on arrival in Cambodia so we just took the first bus out of Kampot to see what we would find in Kep. … Read more

Kampot, Cambodia

The heat finally got to me in Sihanoukville. I was sick enough to consider going back to Thailand. We talked about it and decided to continue on to Kampot but would check into an air conditioned hotel for a few days. Luckily, we found Guesthouse Kampot which had delightfully cold air conditioning and wifi for … Read more