I usually plant myself whereever I travel for long periods of time. As such, I’ve been in the small town of Kampot, Cambodia for many, many days now. If you’ve ever been to Kampot, you’ll realize that if you stick around for even a few hours it’s inevitable that you’ll get to know this little place pretty well. Located in rural Cambodia three hours down a dirt road south of the capital of Phnom Penh, Kampot doesn’t sound like it stands a chance to be anything other than a forgettable country town. I’d personally never heard of it until I started looking into traveling to Cambodia.
Kampot actually attracts many, many travelers. I’m almost never the only Westerner on the street. There’s really nothing to do here except enjoy the charm of being out in the middle of nowhere in Cambodia. But out in the middle of nowhere in Cambodia is pretty incredibly cool. And extremely photogenic. Here’s a peek.]