Browsed by
Month: February 2018

Country Summary: One Month in Cambodia

Country Summary: One Month in Cambodia

23rd January – 18th February 2018 Our one month in Cambodia has been clearly split into two parts. For the first two weeks we sampled the life of a cycle tourer. We bought bikes in Kratie and cycled south 435km to Kampot via Phnom Penh. You can read more about this in my blog ‘A budget cycle trip across Cambodia’. The second part followed our more traditional backpacker style. We learnt about Cambodia’s traumatic and yet recent past at the…

Read More Read More

A budget cycle trip across Cambodia

A budget cycle trip across Cambodia

Whilst travelling we have met a small number of cycle tourers. These are unique people who travel using specific touring bicycles designed to be more robust than your everyday bike. They use panniers to carry not only clothes but camping gear and a bicycle repair tools. When we spoke to them about their trips we were fascinated to hear how by simply changing your mode of transportation results in a completely different experience. We wanted a taste of the action….

Read More Read More