#17-Haunted August 19th 2010 CAMBODIA
Sihanoukville (8/16 +8/17/10)
Phnom Penh (8/18 +8/19/10)
For my final four days in Cambodia, I stayed in two different cities, the first of which was a beach city called Sihanoukville. I wanted to stop here because it was the last official U.S. battle of the Vietnam War (even though it was in Cambodia). I learned three things in Sihanoukville :
1) There is no memorial or mu ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South 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
I am a High School U.S. History teacher who loves to travel. Whether by myself or with friends and family, travel unlocks my understanding of the world and the people in it. I have also found it teaches me a whole lot about me.
I hope you enjoy reading about my travels to Vietnam in 2005,
Myanmar, Thailand, the UAR, and Europe in 2007,
Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Korea in 2010
And the southern/middle part of the United States in 2011.
Feel free to share your comments and ideas.
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