The Beauty of Battambang - Part 1
Cambodia's second city is also one of its least visited, so it was about time to check out this laidback metropolis, and the ancient temples and nature that surrounds it
It took me two and a half years to get to Battambang, and I sorely wish I’d gone sooner. Known as Cambodia’s second city (though its population of just 150,000 is dwarfed by Phnom Penh’s 2 million), in recent times it’s been overtaken by nearby Siem Reap, though currently the place local expats refer to as ‘Temple Town’ is more like a ghost town, with m…
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