Kratie, Cambodia

Irrawaddy Dolphins!

Do you want to get off of the Tourist Trek for a moment?  Enjoy one of the best kept secrets of Cambodia that is a beautiful and small settlement in the Norther area of the country.  Quiet and still very traditional, enjoy the Khmer culture in it’s natural state without the busy way of life that comes with high levels of tourism.  Kratie is special because it is right on the Mekong River.  From most of the guesthouse rooms available you will be looking at the sun setting over the Mekong River as you enjoy tranquility and peace with a side of quietness.  This section of the Mekong River happens to be home to a very rare and nearly extinct species of Dolphin known as the Irrawaddy River Dolphin...

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Sihanoukville, Otres Beach, Coastal and the Islands of Cambodia

Puppies Playing on the Beach

This is where you hang out in the water and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  The beaches of Sihanoukville and the surrounding area rival the best of world.  Limestone cliffs can be found a little further down the coast in Kep.  With little development having been done relative to some of it’s neighboring countries’ beaches, the nature and laid back lifestyle can still be found in Sihanoukville.  Do not mistaken this for not having a good night life though because there are most certainly many things to do in Sihanoukville!  Wonderful restaurants with varying cuisines as well as many places to drink and have fun fill the streets of the town as well as the beach front area of Serendipidy.

Cows Crossing in Otres Beach

Beach options are abundant and if the scene is a little too busy for you in Sihano...

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