Kratie

A busy market in Kratie, Cambodia

Busy Market in Kratie, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the busy central market in Kratie, Cambodia. Like most towns in Cambodia, Kratie’s central market is the liveliest place in town. It’s the place to go to buy everything that you need, from fresh produce and meat to clothes and household items. We stayed directly across from the market in… Read More

Rice Fields on Koh Trong, Cambodia

Rice Fields on Koh Trong, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some rice fields on the rural island of Koh Trong, Cambodia. Koh Trong is a long, thin island in the middle of the Mekong River in Kratie, located in the North-eastern part of Cambodia. We spent the day cycling around the island and it was a very peaceful experience. It… Read More

Locals fishing on the Mekong River at sunset in Kratie, Cambodia

Backpacker’s Travel Guide to Kratie, Cambodia

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Kratie is a small, laid back town on the Mekong River in Northeastern Cambodia, and makes a great spot to break up the journey between Phnom Penh and Laos. Old French Colonial buildings surround the town’s central market, and the picturesque Mekong River provides a perfect scene at sunset. Many people come here primarily to… Read More

Farmer and cattle on Koh Trong, Cambodia

Koh Trong: A Taste of Rural Cambodia

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“The boat leave…maybe twenty minute” said a random friendly local as we stared out at the muddy waters of the Mekong River in Kratie, Cambodia. I was looking down at the empty dock, wondering whether there actually was a boat or not. This friendly man went on to tell us that the ferry wasn’t here… Read More

Boating on the Mekong River in Kratie, Cambodia

Boating on the Mekong River in Kratie, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the stern of our boat while cruising along the Mekong River in search of Irrawaddy Dolphins near Kratie, Cambodia. Kratie is one of the best places to view the rare Irrawaddy Dolphins that inhabit the Mekong River. We headed north of town to the village of Kampie where we were… Read More

Horse and Cart on Koh Trong in Kratie, Cambodia

Horse and Cart on Koh Trong in Kratie, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of a father and son riding a horse and cart on the island of Koh Trong in Kratie, Cambodia. Koh Trong is a fairly large island in the Mekong River, and it’s only a short boat ride away from Kratie. I took this photo while cycling around the island for the… Read More

Locals fishing on the Mekong River at sunset in Kratie, Cambodia

Fishing on the Mekong at Sunset in Kratie, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some locals fishing on the Mekong River at sunset in Kratie, Cambodia. The town of Kratie was one of my favourite places in Cambodia, and it was a great way to end our stay in the country before we made our way into Laos. The main draw to the town… Read More

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