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Angkor Thom

The Khmer Smile

September 25th 2008
My fourth and final country to investigate in Asia was Cambodia. It was a great way to end my Asian travels as I was overwhealmed by how friendly the Cambodian people are and how great the Khmer spirit and smile really were. I flew in to Phnom Penh from Laos. Phnom Penh was a place of mixed emotions. I came to love the Khmer people and the amazing smiles that they would give everyone, even when ... 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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