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From Kampot to Phnom Penh, in rhyme

The last two day’s journey have been pretty normal (ie boring) so to liven things up I will be relating them… IN RHYME. Enjoy! Sunday 20th March Miles: 61    At six I slithered out of bed And shoved my helmet on my head, Feeling tiny pangs of dread           For…

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I know a little place, but Kep it to yourself…

Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th March Sorry about the title.  Kep is a beautiful, sleepy beach resort with a tiny little beach.    The sand on this beach is imported from nearby Kampot, and has to be dragged up the beach every single morning to prevent it from washing away. This is what actual Kep…

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Ho Chi Minh City – the famous bits

6th – 9th March In Vietnam they build things with concrete. Concrete, concrete, concrete.  There’s a lot of good things to say about this material… but one word that does not usually spring to mind is “beautiful”.  This is why my expectation was that Ho Chi Minh City was going to be a hot, infinite…