Dolphins and inadvertent world record attempt involving minivan. May 22nd 2010 Few hours on a bus north out of Phnom Penh takes us to Kratie, a small town on the banks of the Mekong.
Arrive late afternoon. Hot hot hot. After we check in, a guy takes us on his scooter a few kilometres up the river to see the famous Irriwady dolphins.
3 on a scooter isn't as uncomfortable as it sounds, but it does bottom out the suspension a little, so you feel every bump in your teeth. ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » East » Kratié 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