What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby Joon » Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:19 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
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What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby OrangeDragon » Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:34 pm

JBTrain wrote:Diving face first into a plate of ribs at Restaurant 522
I just had a great/disturbing mental image that involved you reenacting the Triple Lindy scene from Back to School... into a plate of ribs.
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby nightmare.believer » Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:08 am

Rooftop. River view. BBQ. Beer Lao. Cool buzz. Cool breeze. Someone soft and brown. Music (even traditional Khmer pop songs. Yeah, like that). Repeat for seven days, then continue.
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby EdinWigan » Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:50 pm

A small place, with a nice sun terrace, overlooking the sea. Not on the beach but set back and above, but close enough to walk to a small village to buy fresh sea food but far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet.

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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:02 pm

I've contemplated this question since it was posted but still can't come up with an answer... I like so many places here, so it's hard to choose. There are tons of nice "Aaaaah" moments in small towns like Stung Treng or Sisophon. Sitting along a river drinking beer or eating some food. Watching a sunset in Prey Veng... Those places seem magical in the moment and you feel totally relaxed and at peace with yourself, but I don't think I'd like to live there for more than 2 weeks. So a "favourite place" is pretty hard to pinpoint... Still undecided.
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby General Mackevili » Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:08 am

And also Otres Beach for me. It's easy to get to. They still have cheap bungalows on Otres Beach, and the road to get there is fully paved now.

Definitely a relaxing place to chill out all day and night.

And there's a lot more things to do there now. They have canoes and kayaks for rent, boat trips, late night bars (which is a plus unless your guesthouse is right next to one and you're trying to sleep).

And I think we've been paying about $3 for a TukTuk from Serendipity/Orcheateal beach to Otres Beach, one way.
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby phuketrichard » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:19 pm

problem is then ur stick there an they can charge what they want to take u back,
ur better off renting a bike for $5/day

Another great place is siting on Rony's sailboat off a small deserted island while his wife prepares the fish we caught!!!
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby General Mackevili » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:39 pm

phuketrichard wrote:problem is then ur stick there an they can charge what they want to take u back,...
Yeah, I usually get the phone number of the guy that drops us/me off at Otres Beach and they'll usually come pick you up for the same price. Unless it's after dark. Then they think they're driving a stretch limo and charge accordingly.
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby EdinWigan » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:55 pm

From $25 a night? can better not be found a little further out ?
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Re: What is Your Favorite Place in Cambodia?

Postby Mr Curious » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:58 pm

I wonder if I have seen Vlad at Mekong Crossing? did not hear any bad puns that I recall.


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