It's all about the crab! February 21st 2011 After six nights in the beach resort of Sihanoukville, we decided it was time to move on to pastures new. After a (surprisingly) pleasant minibus journey we ended up in the charming town of Kep. During it's heyday, Kep was an upmarket resort created by the French and later enjoyed by Cambodia's elite. The years have not been kind to Kep, and the combination of political and economic factors have l ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Kep Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
We first went to Thailand in 2006 and fell in love with the relaxed, candlelit vibe of the Phi Phi islands.
Well, a lot's changed in four years. The exchange rate has almost halved which means double the price for beer (bad times), but hopefully the things that first attracted us to this part of the world still remain.
Our three months away starts in Phuket, and will take us through Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo and the Philippines.
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