We headed out of Phnom Penh today down to the south coast to Kampot - a sleepy little place about 3km from the sea. The journey down their was our first experience of Cambodian bus travel. The bus was a bit old but OK, the road a little bumpy and in general the progress was slow. The 4 hour published journey time took 5 ½ hrs. The countryside was very different to Vietnam - dry and dusty with lots of dirt roads off the main road. The bus went via Kep -...
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We were rejoining the tour and were off today to Cambodia by boat. It was an early start as we had 2 tour visits to do before we left. So at 7:30, we were looking round a fish farm - certainly a different start to the day. The fish being farmed were cat fish and there were many more farms along the river. The next stop was a Muslim village - there is a sizeable minority of them in this area.We had done a deal to take the fast boat (5 hrs vs. 9 hrs) for an extra $...