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Stupa top at Udong, the ancient capital of Cambodia  
   

Stupa top at Udong, the ancient capital of Cambodia

I love the 4 faces which are on many of the Cambodian stupas
Phnom Penh - a city on the move upwards!

December 1st 2009
Our first three hours on the slow boat into Cambodia was fun. We motored down a narrow canal and had a fabulous insight into life on the river and in the many villages which edged the banks. The houses were all on stilts, half were constructed from unpainted wooden planks, the rest from palm leaves. The wooden houses had verandas with big fabric curtains hanging from them - for privacy and sun s ... 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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