Along the Mekong July 23rd 2006 Arduous travel
We are in Cambodia. After 2 weeks in Vietnam, we took a boat trip along the Mekong, arriving in Phnom Penh yesterday. The last time I wrote we were in Hoi An in central Vietnam. 2 overnight journeys later, we arrived at Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh Cityas it’s been known since reunification of the North & South of the country. The 1st journey took us to a hectic coastal city called ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh 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
Along with one of my best mates - Londoner Indie Shah - I plan to travel from London to Beijing and back, via Saigon and Moscow. We'll be experiencing several countries, including China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia.
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