Day 39: Kampot May 7th 2018 Kampot was our first stop in Cambodia. We find the currency super confusing to figure out. Cambodians use US dollars and riel, 50/50. So you might pay in riel and get change in dollars or vice versa. Annoyingly your dollar notes have to be pristine otherwise they won’t be accepted. My 50 dollar bill had the tiniest rip and no where would take it. Bloody nightmare.
We went on a tour up Mount Bok ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Kampot 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