Cambodian Education Center
The nonprofit Cambodian Education Center in Pheam Ek, which provides free English instruction to local kids, is always looking for...
Pepsi bottling plant
From Battambang by bicycle or moto, it's possible to make a number of interesting stops. About 1.2km north of Battambang's ferry...
Slaket crocodile farm
Drive 700m further from the Pepsi bottling plant and turn left (west) and after 200m you'll get to a signless house behind which is the...
Lonely Planet review
The specialty of the village of Pheam Ek is making rice paper for spring rolls. All along the road, in family workshops, you'll see rice paste being steamed and then placed on a bamboo frame for drying in the sun. The income earned is meagre - 100 rice sheets sell for just 2500r. The coconuts grown in this area are said to be especially sweet. Wat Ek Phnom is 5.5km further on.