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Beautiful Carvings - Banteay Srei  
   

Beautiful Carvings - Banteay Srei

Mans greatest treasures and worst crimes…

January 22nd 2008
Our first challenge on our journey to Cambodia was navigating the border crossing circus at Poipet. As we’d done it before three years ago, we knew what to expect, but it was a shame to see nothing’s changed, as it really gives a terrible first impression of such an amazing country. We caught a public bus from Bangkok to the border town on the Thai side, and then strolled straight past all ... read more
Asia » Cambodia

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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