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  Kampot, Kep & Bokor Mountain in Cambodia.
Kampot is known as a quiet town on a river and the base for day trips up to Bokor Mountain.
Kampot, a larger town than Kep, is located on a river close to the Bay of Thailand.
Walks along the riverfront, the Kampot Zoo and waterfalls (rapids), pepper farms, boat rides on the river, and exploring the small caves with ancient ruins inside.
kampot.sihanoukville-cambodia.com   (357 words)

 Welcome to Trishawtours - Kampot Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kampot is bordered by Kampong Speu, Takeo, Koh Kong and Sihanoukville provinces, with a coastline interrupted only by the tiny municipality of Kep.
The provincial capital of Kampot Town is just five kilometers from the sea, and wide, empty boulevards stretch towards the lazy river that divides the town, past fine old colonial buildings.
Kampot durian is famous throughout Cambodia for its flavor and sweetness.
trishawtours.com /places_of_interest/kampot.html   (1151 words)

 Travel Kampot tours tour operator Cambodia - Information about Kampot
Kampot is a small town on the Tuk Chhou River, 5km inland from the sea.
Previously Kampot was a stepping-stone to Bokor and Kep.
Sitting at 1,080 meters in the Elephant Mountains, the resort was known for its mild climate, forest, gurgling streams, water-falls, and panoramas of the Gulf of Thailand.
www.threeland.com /cambodia/Kampot.htm   (922 words)

 Kampot - dKosopedia
Kampot often serves as a tourist base for exploring Bokor National Park and the Bokor hill station, a former French resort.
Kampot made the international news in 2005 because of reports of a case of avian flu and that the provicne was a good place to commit suicide.
Kampot made the international news on November 9, 2005 in a Reuters news story of the law suit filed by Kampot provincial governor Puth Candarith against Roger Graham for disseminating false information and defaming the province in his web sites: www.euthanasiaincambodia.com and www.asian-hearts.com.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Kampot   (349 words)

 Kampot Photo Gallery by Serena Bowles at pbase.com
From Phnom Penh I caught a crowded minibus south, to the sleepy town of Kampot.
Kampot is on the tourist trail insofar as it is a basse for visiting the nearby abandonned hill station of Bokor, but I (like many others) found I enjoyed the relaxed, small-town pace of life, and super freindly people.
I stayed at Blissful Guest House, which I could highly recommend to anyone heading to the area; it is the kind of place where you feel at home as soon as you arrive.
www.pbase.com /serenab/kampot   (139 words)

 Khmer440.com Cambodia Travel Expat Life Bars and Nightlife: Kampot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Although only 148km from Phnom Penh, Kampot is a world away from the spoilt, pampered bourgeois youth of Cambodia’s capital city with their consumerist peripherals and shiny new Japanese motorbikes.
Famous as the home of Kampot pepper - beloved of Parisian restaurants and possibly the worlds finest –Kampot straddles the Preh Kampot Bay and this delightful riverside town is surrounded by rice paddies that sweep away to the horizon or to the tips of mountains.
Even thinking about Kampot is enough to make me want to stretch out my legs, shut my eyes and smile benignly and the old market with its colonial shophouses, dazzling in their quaintness and beauty, is the ideal place to go for a wander as the sun sets over the mountains.
www.khmer440.com /cambodia/idiots_guide_to/kampot.html   (1343 words)

 Travel Kampot tours tour operator Cambodia - Information about Kampot
Kampot is a small town on the Tuk Chhou River, 5km inland from the sea.
All Kampot transportation is concentrated within range of the market-cycle, motors, taxis, trucks, and buses.
Sitting at 1,080 meters in the Elephant Mountains, the resort was known for its mild climate, forest, gurgling streams, water-falls, and panoramas of the Gulf of Thailand.
cambodia.threeland.com /Kampot.htm   (922 words)

 Natural Salt of Cambodia
Once the dry season hits the Chum Kreal village of Kampot district's Chum Kreal commune, salt producers gather their gear and head to the fields of salt, which will be dried and piled into tall, white mounds resembling the Alps' snow-capped mountain peaks.
Kampot province is also famous for its seafood and fruit, and is the only place in Cambodia with salt fields.
Kampot's salt is of a more natural quality than salts produced in foreign countries, since no factories are used in its developmental process.
www.leisurecambodia.com /Leisure_Cambodia/No.24/Cambodia_salt.html   (830 words)

 Kingdom of Cambodia: Impunity in Kampot Province: the death of Chhoern Korn
Kampot Province was the focus of much international attention between August and November 1994, when following an attack on a train by forces of the National Army of Democratic Kampuchea (NADK, commonly known as the Khmer Rouge), sixteen people were taken hostage including three western tourists.
In the course of its investigations in Kampot Province, Amnesty International found that a climate of impunity is prevalent throughout its districts.
Amnesty International is gravely concerned for the safety of witnesses in Kampot Province and also for the safety of those members of the police and the authorities who are attempting to uphold the law.
www.amnestyusa.org /countries/cambodia/document.do?id=0595C10FD2CE6FA7802569A5007156D6   (4577 words)

 Phnom Penh, Restaurant frizz - Cambodia - Kampot - Kep - Bokor - Rabbit Island
But since 1962, when the port moved west to Sihanoukville, Kampot - two hours south of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh - has epitomized the idea of a sleepy river town.
Kampot is a town that has remained virtually unchanged since the colonial period.
And all around Kampot are swimming holes and limestone caves for intrepid amateur spelunkers.
www.frizz-restaurant.com /kampot-kep2.html   (916 words)

 DNTT Company Co., Ltd. - Kampot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kampot is fast emerging as one of the most popular provinces in Cambodia.
The town is the perfect base to explore the nearby crumbling beach resort of Kep, the abandoned hill station of Bokor.
The climate is fairly cold and all the trees surrounded are kept green and fresh by this climate.
www.dnttcambodia.com /kampot.html   (404 words)

 Welcome to Discovery-Asia.com (Myanmar)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kampot, is a southwestern coastal province of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Description: Locates at 42-Kilometer distance from the provincial town of Kampot, and was found by a French people 1922 during the reign of the King, Sisovath Before, Bokor was a leisure place for French colonists who need to exchange atmosphere from the plain area to the mountainous area at seaside.
Description: Is the beach rich in white sand, mangro and coconut trees, and locates at Koh Touch Commune, Kampot District in 18-Kilometer distance, west of the provincial town of Kampot by the National Road No 3.
www.discovery-asia.com /cambodia/kampot_province.htm   (738 words)

 sean.starmer.net.au: Kampot, Bokor, and on to Phnom Penh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kampot is a sleepy provincial capital about 100km to the east of Sihanoukville.
Kampot's main drawcard for the tourist is its proximity to the Bokor Hill Station, an abandoned hotel/casino/retreat for the French (and later, Cambodian) elite.
Having exhausted Kampot's most prominent tourist attractions, I've headed to Phnom Penh, to the scungy yet comfortable backpacker ghetto on one shore of Boeng Kak lake.
sean.starmer.net.au /archives/individual/kampot_bokor_and_on_to_phnom_penh.php   (449 words)

 Cambodia Log » Blog Archive » From Kep to Kampot, Bokor Mountain and National Park by Motorbike, including ...
The plan for today is to ride from Kep to Kampot, have breakfast there and visit a number of places in Bokor National Park, such as the waterfall and the abandoned French resort with the Casino.
Still in Kampot, we stop at the petrol station to fill up the bikes for the trip.
This entry was posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2005 at 14:39 and is filed under traveling in cambodia, Kampot, Kep.
cambodia.mellenthin.de /archives/2005/07/14/from-kep-to-kampot-bokor-mountain-and-national-park-by-motorbike-including-waterfall-abandoned-resort-and-casino   (1429 words)

 Tales of Asia - Kampot Guide
There has been a sea change in Kampot accommodation recently with the opening of Blissful Guesthouse, located near the Acleda Bank; the first western-run place for those on more of a budget, they offer a neat compound-based atmosphere with ensuite rooms around $4 down to dorm beds at $2.
For non-Chinese/Khmer food, Kampot has progressed leaps and bounds since the old days when you used to walk to school barefoot three miles in the snow uphill both ways just to get a $6 plate of undercooked pasta at the Marco Polo...
Bamboo Light Cafe, which was originally based in Sihanoukville, has opened a branch in Kampot as well with a completely different atmosphere – more formal dining exists in the front room, while there is a backroom bar and an upstairs chillout area and balcony that, again, looks over the river.
talesofasia.com /cambodia-kampot-guide-stayandeat.htm   (1297 words)

 Phnom Penh Priests Meeting in Kampot--February, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This is the residence for two priests, the offices for the church in Kampot, and a chapel for 15-20 persons, enough to accommodate the local Catholics for mass on Sundays.
The church's house in Kampot doesn't look that big from the outside, but the upstairs is a large meeting room that is quite comfortable for a group our size, about 20 priests for this gathering.
Many of the Phnom Penh priests had not been to Kampot, four hours drive to the south of Phnom Penh, so for lunch we went about ten miles farther along the coast to Kep, a backpacker-type tourist destination where we ate in a local eatery right on the beach.
www.parish-without-borders.net /cditt/cambodia/church/2004/kpt-meeting.htm   (258 words)

 Kampot - Cambodia Travelogues
Tourists in Kampot were thin on the ground and opportunities to converse with native English speakers were valued.
Wherever we went in Kampot we were welcomed, not for the dollars in our pockets as in Siem Reap, but for what we signified.
We could have spent a lot more time in and around Kampot, but Phnom Penh and Siem Reap had drained our stock of dollars, and Kampot, where the “internet café” boasts a single PC and the banks don’t even change travellers cheques, was no place to replenish them.
www.ourreallybigadventure.com /southeastasia/cambodia/kampot.html   (921 words)

 Cambodia Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Leave Phnom Penh for Kampot, 160km to the south on Highway 3.
Afternoon visit to the rapids and in the late afternoon visit Kampot town, which retains much of its former colonial charm.
Leave Kampot after breakfast and drive through beautiful countryside to Kep Beach, once a favourite seaside resort for French and Cambodian residents of Phnom Penh.
www.exotissimo.com /asia-cambod/tours/camb-tour-pnh-kampot.htm   (161 words)

 Kampot - Encyclopedia.com
Kampot, town, capital of Kampot prov., S Cambodia, on the Gulf of Thailand.
It is a seaport on the Phnom Penh-Kompong Som RR and the center of the Cambodian pepper culture.
French infantry patrol area near Kampot controlled by the Khmer Rouge.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Kampot.html   (277 words)

 Traveljournals.net - Gone to ’pot..., Kampot, Cambodia
When we arrived at the market next morning it was a maelstrom of dust and commotion as stall-holders set up for the day and prospective passengers wove in and out of a staggering array of vehicles, trying to arrange their passage to various far flung destinations around the country.
No brakes were necessary and a honk on the horn made no difference to either the driver or the intended recipient of the warning blast as we careered down the road.
Back in Kampot, we had a last wander round the streets, taking photos of the French houses that weren’t falling to bits and sitting near a grassy area where a football match was taking place.
www.traveljournals.net /stories/4340.html   (1872 words)

 Cambodia Tales - Kampot & Kep
Arriving at Kampot market just before 10am, we dropped off a couple of passengers and Socheat drove me around the corner to the hotel of my choice, the Borey Bokor, where I booked in (as the hotel's only guest) and jumped in the shower.
The trip back along Route 33 towards Kampot was quick and easy on our motorbike, sharing the road with hordes of teenage schoolchildren, cycling home at the end of their schoolday.
We reached Kampot by 5pm and Phalla toured around the town, which branches out from a central circle, where the older hotels and shops are to be found.
www.btinternet.com /~andy.brouwer/kampot.htm   (1763 words)

 Kampot Cambodia - travel information, hotels, resturants, maps, nightlife, bars, overland travel...
Visitors come to Kampot for a taste of provincial Cambodia, the inexpensive, fresh-from-the-ocean seafood, and to use it as a stepping stone to the Bokor Hill Station, Kep City, Kampong Trach and the rest of southeastern Cambodia.
Route #3 to Kampot is mixed paved and hardpack, all in good condition.
Kampot Guesthouse Range: $3 - $15 BRF Villa-style guesthouse.
www.canbypublications.com /sihnoukville/kampotintro.htm   (2390 words)

 Bayon Pearnik - Cambodia - Kampot
Set in Cambodia’s Southeast the provincial capitol Kampot has a sleepy colonial feel to it.
The town is overlooked by the Elephant mountains giving it a different feel to most other places in Cambodia.
Kampot is used as a base for visiting Bokor Hill Station with its old casino and church, and Kep resort with its cheap seafood.
www.bayonpearnik.com /Cambodia/Kampot   (410 words)

 Tales of Asia - Kampot Guide
In Kampot all transport leaves from the same stand one block from the main traffic circle, or a pleasant enough stroll of 5 blocks from the riverfront.
Kampot – Koh Kong (and on to Thailand)
Kampot town is compact enough to cover easily on foot or with a pushbike; and it’s flat too.
www.talesofasia.com /cambodia-kampot-guide-get.htm   (2638 words)

 Tales of Asia - Kampot Guide
Kampot is the former port of entrance for the Kingdom of Cambodia, dating back to the good ol' days when flat-bottomed sampans cruising up from Singapore would dock along the Teuk Chhou estuary.
Lots and lots of the mandatory Chinese traders followed, followed by the mandatory French, and they all built buildings in their respective vernacular styles, meaning that the entirety of the downtown is a melange between the classic European colonial and Asian mercantile, circa last century.
I think that the scenery around Kampot is just some of the most sublimely jaw-dropping that I've witnessed.
talesofasia.com /cambodia-kampot-guide-intro.htm   (220 words)

 Tourism of Cambodia: Attraction - KAMPOT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Is the natural resort locating at Snom Prompi Village, Mak Prang Commune, Kampot District in eight- Kilometer distance, north of the provincial town.
Is the beach rich in white sand, mangrove and coconut trees, and locates at Koh Touch Commune, Kampot by the National Road No 3.
Locates at 42Km distance from the provincial town of Kampot, and was found by a French people 1922 during the reign of the King, Sisovath Before, Bokor was a leisure place for French colonists who need to exchange atmosphere from the plain area to the mountain area at seaside.
www.tourismcambodia.com /Attractions/Kampot   (640 words)

 Kampot Pepper - Pure and excellent pepper from Cambodia - Phnom Penh Cooking School
Kampot is a riverside village in Cambodia, near the former French colonial beach retreat of Kep.
Despite pepper cultivation being adversely affected by events in Cambodia's recent history, small farmers in the region are using their traditional skills and knowledge to once again make Kampot pepper a valuable product.
The aroma of pure Kampot Pepper literally springs out of the bag, and the hot taste slightly eucalyptus.
www.cambodia-cooking-class.com /kampot-pepper.htm   (434 words)

 H5N1 Avian Influenza, Kampot Province, Cambodia | CDC EID
To the Editor: As a resident in pediatrics with an interest in infectious diseases, I was fascinated by the range and scope of conditions I saw in May and June of 2005 in local children in Kampot Province, a mainly rural area in southeastern Cambodia.
This province, near the Vietnamese border, is the epicenter of H5N1 avian influenza in Cambodia, with all 4 known human cases of the disease.
While the World Health Organization and the Cambodian Ministry of Health have engaged in public education, the village-level response to a pathogen of potential global importance is evolving.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/eid/vol12no01/05-0914.htm   (540 words)

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