O’Russey Kandal, an idyllic swimming spot

O’Russey Kandal, an idyllic swimming spot

As we arrived, we drove through a small village, past a couple of sleepy restaurants and towards a beautiful swimming spot. At the entrance to the site, you pay the guard $1 per person. This money goes towards general clean up of the area, and towards a small community fund.
Birding adventure at Prek Toal floating village

Birding adventure at Prek Toal floating village

Prek Toal is a large floating village on the Tonle Sap lake. It is a big village and it was an adventure to get there! In dry season, Prek Toal is hard to get to because the water levels are low. My friend and I experienced this first hand as we visited at the driest time of the year, just before rainy season started. We took a tuk tuk ride...
My experience of rural Cambodia at Khnar Po

My experience of rural Cambodia at Khnar Po

When our tuk tuk pulled up to the village of Chio in the Khnar Po community, one of our guides was waiting to welcome us. Although he didn’t speak any English, he greeted my friend and I with a huge smile, and beckoned us to follow him. We walked through the village, past the school and a few stilted houses...
Discovering mangroves at Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary

Discovering mangroves at Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary

On one of our stop over nights at Koh Kong, we decided to visit the Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary close to the main Koh Kong town. Only 8 km out of the town, it provides easy access to a beautiful mangrove forest. We left for the Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary early in the morning at 8am; as we hoped be able to reach...
Riverside adventures in Koh Han

Riverside adventures in Koh Han

Koh Han is a really extraordinary place –it has everything I could have wished for, tranquillity, a friendly community, beautiful river scenery, and a very warm welcome. I loved watching people going about their daily lives on the river, transporting goods to market...

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