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The Ghosts of Toul Sleng Prison  

The Ghosts of Toul Sleng Prison

The Wonders of Phnom Penh

March 29th 2008
Our first trip in Phnom Penh was the Toul Sleng Museum (also know as S21). If I’m honest, I had no recollection of the Pol Pot regime, not even what it entailed. So when we arrived at the museum to be greeted by a man who’s face had been so badly burnt that he had no eye lids, lips or nose - just a gapping whole into his mouth, I was in a complete state of shock. During the Pol Pot regime, ... 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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