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The Killing Fields

The pastoral serenity of the site today belies its horrendous recent past.
D'ya fancy a tarantula on yer baguette?

December 29th 2007
Back in Bangkok after a thirteen hour odyssey involving boats and buses, we chowed on the excellent street food around Khao San and talked about the next few days. After nearly a month we were leaving Thailand to see more of the region. First off Cambodia - we were excited and nervous. Excited to be heading to a new country, getting back on the road, seeing a country that had captured our imagi ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh

Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
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