Tag Archives: Kampot Pepper

City of Ghosts

It is hard to imagine that this sleepy town was once a thriving port. Then Sihanoukville was founded in 1959 and Kampot started a period of decline that it is slowly crawling out of. Before the Civil War there were hundreds of Pepper Plantations surrounding the town. Demand was high as restaurants in Paris had […]

Kep Clam and Curry On

After our hectic week of weddings, temples and the heart break of the killing fields we decided we needed a few chilled days and a chance to indulge in some seafood. Kep (sur mer) seemed to be the perfect getaway. We secured a good deal in a fantastic little resort called Spring Valley, minutes walk […]