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Angkor Wat Christmas sunrise

Merry Khymer Christmas

December 25th 2008
Merry Christmas from Cambodia!! We were up before dawn this morning, not because we couldn't sleep as we were so excited, but to welcome in Christmas day at Angkor Wat. We watched the sunrise over the amazing structure then sat down (on the grass) for a civilised picnic of bread, olives, Camembert and nutella. All local Khymer specialties, apparently. We'll put on a full entry soon but we ho ... read more
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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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