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Published on February 27, 2009

Author: javamariner

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+ Cambodia more than temples Traveler: Fred & Stacy Duration: 20081220 - 20090101

+ The preparations 2008/11/14 bought guide book   2008/11/12 ~ 2008/11/26 booked flight tickets   2008/11/28 found e-Visa! And read the FAQ   2008/11/30 apply for e-Visa, 20 minutes, US$25/pp   2008/12/01 received my e-Visa via email   2008/12/04 booked accommodations in Siem Reap( )   2008/12/08 the draft of my traveling route came out   2008/12/19 changed money   2008/12/20 Cambodia I am coming!  

+ Total expense 13 days in Cambodia   Excluding the flight tickets:   US$369.45   = NT$12,192   = 1,477,780 riel ( 150 ! 0_0)   Including the flight tickets: NT$26,356  

+ 20081220 Day 1 Taipei – Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap

+ 1st impression of Cambodia Siem Reap intl. airport

+ 20081220 - Day 1- Siem Reap on the way to downtown, by tuk-tuk http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3187364742/

+ 20081220 Siem Reap downtown view on the tuk-tuk http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3187421672/in/photostream/

+ 20081220 Siem Reap dinner at a narrow alley

+ 20081220 Siem Reap Fanta boys

+ 20081221 - Day 2 - Siem Reap - Angkor Wat’s sunrise - Angkor Thom - Phnom Bakheng’s sunset

+ 20081222 - Day 3 - Siem Reap Cycling to Angkor Wat

+ 20081222 - Day 3 - Siem Reap Cycling to Angkor Wat http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3273945184/

+ 20081223 - Day 4 - Siem Reap mailing a postcard to myself and cycling around the city

+ 20081223 - Day 4 - Siem Reap infant/elementary school campus outside my window http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3306205184/

+ pure smile they are Poor or Rich? you think. 20081223 Siem Reap

+ 20081223 - Day 4 - Siem Reap classroom, no walls

+ 20081223 - Day 4 - Siem Reap classroom, no walls.

+ 20081224 – Day 5 - Christmas Eve! Siem Reap  floating village

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap just go further away from the downtown, you will get fruits with much cheaper price

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap Tarmarind =

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap floating village on Tonle Sap Lake

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap Cheers!

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap floating kids

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap learning Vietnamese, because they are all Vietnamese but living on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake.

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap Sad moment! Because I rejected his exaggerative request for tips: US$5 for each!

+ 20081224 – Day 5 – Siem Reap Someone said: how about gecko soup?

+ 20081225 – Day 6 long boat journey to Battambang – 8 hours

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Siem Reap We took a free 9-seat mini van to the harbor, but…

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Siem Reap Heading to Battambang? Right boat. Phnom Penh? Left one.

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Siem Reap all are on the roof top…

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Siem Reap depart from Siem Reap at 7:41am

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating villagers

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake more floating villagers

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating villagers

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating church

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake everyone here needs to learn how to boat

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating village

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating marketplace

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake Hey hey! Wait for us please!

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake Hey hey! Wait for us please! http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3192367375/

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake kids, maybe they never know what land is.

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake Cambodia's most spectacular boat journey: Siem Reap - Battambang http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3193203748/

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake floating community

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake kiss bye! Who teach her that!?

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake young floating villagers

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Tonle Sap Lake fisherman

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang kids’ playing time

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang arrived in Battambang at 3:41pm, 8 hours after the departure.

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang street and urban view from Royal Hotel

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang central market – Psar Nat

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang Today’s 1st meal at White Rose restaurant.

+ 20081225 – Day 6 – Battambang curry fish sour can be said my favorite food in Cambodia.

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang today’s targets: countryside and bamboo train

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang handmade spring roll skins

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang video: handmade spring roll skins http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3202724263/

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang US$1

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Go Visiting more in the countryside

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang video: handmade rice noodle http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3203577314/

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang handmade rice noodle

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang fish market

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang dry fishes

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Sticky rice, US$1 for 2

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Bamboo train! It’s the main reason we came here!

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang video: crawling bamboo train http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3203579604/

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang video: Watch what happens when you meet one coming the opposite way. http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3202731977/

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang video: See how to turn around the bamboo train http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3202734377/

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Early French-era architectures! Actually I can’t feel how special they are. :p

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang This wedding ceremony at least last 3 days when we were in Battambang, from early morning to the midnight! God! That's really a long wedding.

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang See~ That’ you in my camera.

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang river bank night market

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Capitol tour bus station. I came here to buy the ticket to Phnom Penh for tomorrow.

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang urban view from royal hotel’s roof top

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang fishing in the river

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Light orange is the symbol of monks.

+ 20081226 – Day 7 - Battambang Cambodia’s fruit shake is the best one I ever drink. You should try this once when you’re traveling there.

+ 20081227 - Day 8 super long bus trip to the coast city Sihanouk Ville

+ 20081227 – Day 8 - Battambang waiting for the bus to Phnom Penh Ticket:19000r / pp

+ 20081227 – Day 8 - Battambang How many people on that car?

+ 20081227 – Day 8 - Battambang 1st impression on the capital city Phnom Penh: Crowed and Noisy

+ 20081227 – Day 8 - Battambang Waiting for the 2nd bus to Sihanoukville Ticket: 20000r/pp

+ 20081227 – Day 8 - Battambang We deserved a big meal after 10+ hours bus journey and having a place to sleep tonight. :)

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville relax ourselves on the beach, whole day! Cambodia is bordered to the west by the sea!

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Serendipity Beach & Occheuteal Beach

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Serendipity Beach & Occheuteal Beach

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville little salesman with pretty smile

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville little salesman

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Occheuteal Beach

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Nothing to do but relax!

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Question: what’s that? http://video.yahoo.com/watch/4409447/11824852

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Answer: the reason of beach’s breathing http://video.yahoo.com/watch/4409471/11824880

+ 20020081228 What a cozy day Sunset over the beaches of Sihanoukville. Occheuteal Beach

+ 20081228 – Day 9 - Sihanoukville Night bars on the beach

+ 20081229 – Day 10 - Sihanoukville Walking 20 minutes to the bus station.

+ 20081229 – Day 10 - Sihanoukville Question: what’s that small cube for?

+ 20081229 – Day 10 - Sihanoukville Answer: public (mobile) phone – it costs me 3000r for 10 minutes calls

+ 20081229 – Day 10

+ 20081229 – Day 10 Question: What’s this fruit?

+ 20081229 – Day 10 Answer: custard apple –

+ 20081229 – Day 10 little fruits girls.

+ 20081229 – Day 10 - Sihanoukville putting goods on their heads, even they are talking gossips. :)

+ 20081229 – Day 10 – Phnom Penh National Museum

+ 20081229 – Day 10 - Phnom Penh Royal Palace

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh one day walk in Phnom Penh

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh gecko souvenir shop

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh Psar Thmei, good place for shopping.

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh Psar Thmei

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh Super full! But it’s very common in Cambodia.

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh Royal Palace.

+ 20081230 – Day 11 - Phnom Penh one of Cambodian’s evening activities. http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3246499976/

+ 20081231 last day of 2008 serious history lesson at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Phnom Penh

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh looks like a school, but serious atmosphere in the air - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh classroom is also a torture room

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh classroom is also a torture room

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh You know what? I strongly doubt that’s dried blood on the floor.

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21)

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Photos of the victims of the Khmer Rouge line the walls

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Photos of the victims of the Khmer Rouge line the walls

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Photos of the victims of the Khmer Rouge line the walls

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum: school became a torture place (S-21) in Cambodia Rough period

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh people died in S-21

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh stilled lives

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum: school became a torture place (S-21) in Cambodia Rough period

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh breath & smile…

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh dizzy chickens

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Psar Tuol Tom Pong - food court.

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Psar Tuol Tom Pong - traditional market

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Hello sir! Tuk-Tuks? If you ever walked on the street in Cambodia, you should know what I’m doing, right! hahaha

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh The Cambodia Daily: Indicted Taiwan Ex- President Returns to Jail. 囧

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh Deserving a luxury dinner because today is the last day of 2008!

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh celebrating for the upcoming new year of 2009 in Cambodia!

+ 20081231 – Day 12 - Phnom Penh say something to the camera! http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3195723277/

+ 20090101 – Day 13 - Phnom Penh time to go home! Bye bye Cambodia. http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/3302023163/

+ Reference More about this journey Photos:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/sets/ 72157610812372737/ Blog: http://fredmong.blogspot.com/2009/01/blog-post.html  

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