Cambodia

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  • Through Cambodia: Battambang. Bamboo train ride and a visit to the countryside.

    Choosing your first dive center // The Clueless AbroadEven though our first days in Battambang were a bit upsetting, we really wanted to change our initial impression of the city. We decided not only to see the famous bamboo train, but also wander around the countryside and find out how Cambodia dealt with its tragic past – meaning that we had some more temples...

  • Life and death in Cambodia

    Life and Death in Cambodia // The Clueless AbroadIt was a great evening. For two hours, we watched the Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus perform their acrobatic stunts, play with fire, jump around and make the audience cry with laughter – all of it for a good cause. People who could have ended up on the streets created their own community of entertainers in pursuit of...

  • Through Cambodia: Surviving bed bugs and Angkor Wat

    A day trip to Angkor Wat // The Clueless AbroadIf one day you wake up with a couple of mosquito-like bites trailing around  your arms or legs, you can feel a bit alarmed. But if the next day the amount of bites exceeds a hundred and you’re covered in red, itchy bubbles – you almost certainly have bed bugs. Initially, we thought it’s one of these...

  • A day trip in Cambodia: Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity

    A day trip to: Angkor Wildlife Centre // The Clueless AbroadEveryone knows about the ruins scattered around Siem Reap, but there’s much more to Angkor than just the famous temples. On the way to the National Park and Kbal Spean (or Banteay Srey) sites, you can also visit Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, a much better alternative to the popular, infamous elephant riding or...

  • Through Cambodia: Dolphins and ruins in Kratie and Kampong Thom

    Through Cambodia: Kratie & Kampong Thom // The Clueless AbroadCrossing the border from Laos to Cambodia went pretty smooth, except for a childishly obvious bus scam that we totally fell for, somewhere in the middle of reassuring ourselves how swift we are. While we were waiting to be picked up from Nakasang, a big bus appeared at the stop and, as expected when there’s a huge...