Ted in the jungle

Our first adventure back on the road was to be Chi Phat, a community based ecotourism (CBET) project set up by Wildlife Alliance. Chi Phat was once infamous for illegal logging and poaching, but seven years ago this village began its transformation into an ecotourism centre. We read about it in Lonely Planet, as a…

Lonely Beach

Apart from the pepper farm we had arranged a second workaway. This time we would go to a beautiful tropical island with the name Koh Rong, just off the coast of Sihanoukville. The location was Lonely Beach eco resort with it’s own beach, at the quiet north end of the island. Most tourists and backpackers…

A trio of Cambodia’s Southern towns

With our time on the pepper farm over we caught a tuk-tuk to Kep. Kep is a small town on the coast and is famous for its crab cooked with green pepper. We accidently arrived at the market rather than the crab market, so we had a fair walk to get into town. Luckily, this…

Pepper farm

Since Vietnam, we decided to take things a little more easy. For us that meant not moving around too much for a while and having forgotten about Workaway while in Japan, we delved back into the database when we were in Vietnam. We weren’t looking to work in Vietnam, but planning ahead a little to…

Pnomh Penh

Phnom Penh evoked a mixed but mainly positive first impression on our way in. It seemed better organised and cleaner than Vietnam, but we also saw more seemingly homeless people on the streets.  Our trip there with Giant Ibis was fairly smooth. The only trouble was that Matthias had lost his e-visa paper and the…