Frommer's Cambodia and Laos (Frommer's Complete Guides)

By Daniel White

This new first variation consultant introduces unique locations quickly turning into required stops for globetrotting travelers. via our specialist writer, readers are uncovered to the wealthy tradition and poignant historical past in Cambodia and Laos. become aware of the region's nutrients and reward markets, gorgeous shorelines and islands, colourful temples, and fascinating villages.

This identify covers highlights of either nations, together with Cambodia's vacationer Mecca and religious middle Angkor Wat, capital Phnom Penh, and seashore hotel Sihanoukville. Laos covers the secure urban Vientiane, Luang Prabang (a UNESCO international background urban for its mix of Laotian and ecu architecture), and most sensible spots for ecotourism. The making plans bankruptcy contains wide info on sustainable improvement and volunteer holidays. distinctive gains contain a Khmer and Laotian language primer and separate historical past and tradition chapters for either nations.

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20 three The Lay of the Land . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 nine four Cambodia’s artwork & structure . . . . 21 who're the Khmers? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 five Cambodia in pop culture. . . . . . 25 6 consuming & consuming in Cambodia . . . 26 7 Etiquette in Cambodia . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 The Krama: a headscarf for All Seasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 three making plans YOUR journey TO CAMBODIA 1 while to head. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Cambodia Calendar of occasions . . . . . . 30 2 access necessities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 pretend Visas at Poipet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 three Getting There & Getting round . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Pointing the way in which with a Rhinoceros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 four cash & expenditures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 five healthiness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 1 29 Come Armed with Singles . . . . . . . . . . 39 6 security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty-one a gloomy part of Cambodia. . . . . . . . . . . forty two 7 really expert commute assets . . . . . . forty three eight Sustainable Tourism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five normal assets for eco-friendly go back and forth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty seven nine Staying attached. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty eight cell Dialing at a look . . . . . . forty eight iv four steered CAMBODIA & LAOS ITINERARIES 1 the easiest of Cambodia in 1 Week . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 2 the simplest of Laos in 1 Week . . . . . . . . fifty three three the easiest of Cambodia & Laos in three Weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four C A M B O D I A & L AO S five PHNOM PENH 1 Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty nine The Tonle Sap: the center of a kingdom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty one 2 the place to stick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty three three the place to Dine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one Phnom Penh’s Much-Loved Pachyderm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy five four Phnom Penh sights . . . . . . . . . . eighty The Khmer Rouge on Trial . . . . . . . . . . eighty three fifty nine Unwinding (and assisting Out) with a Blind therapeutic massage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 five Day journeys open air Phnom Penh . . . 87 6 buying & Galleries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Munitions into artwork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 7 Nightlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 center of Darkness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety speedy evidence: Phnom Penh . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety one CO N T E N T S 6 SIEM achieve 1 Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety four provide of “Yourself” in Siem gain. . . . . . ninety six 2 the place to stick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety six three the place to Dine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 four Siem attain points of interest. . . . . . . . . . . 112 a few directions while traveling Angkor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 The Magic Hours at Angkor Wat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 7 ninety three “Get excessive” at Angkor. . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and twenty five buying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 6 Nightlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 A Dance for the Divine . . . . . . . . . . . 129 The distant Temple of Preah Vihear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty quickly evidence: Siem obtain. . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 BATTAMBANG & NORTHERN CAMBODIA 1 Battambang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 An Evil Harvest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 speedy evidence: Battambang . . . . . . . . . . 137 foodstuff Stalls via the Riverside . . . . . . . 142 2 Kompong Chhnang. . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred forty five quick evidence: Kompong Chhnang . . . one hundred forty five 50 133 three Kratie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 quick proof: Kratie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 The Spiders of Skuon . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 four Ratanakiri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 quickly evidence: Banlung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Exploring Mondulkiri . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 8 SOUTHERN CAMBODIA 1 Sihanoukville.

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