A Little Perspective September 22nd 2006 There are no puns and no jokes about what we saw this week. In fact we don't really know what to say. We visited Choeung Ek also known as the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng or the S-21 detention and torture centre used by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge.
The first sight greeting you at Choeung Ek is the memorial stupa containing the skulls of 8000 of the victims. Perhaps the most disturbing thing about t ... 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
Now finished our year long, round the world trip, during which Carolyn was able to carry her backpack and we both became experts at packing and unpacking in double quick time.
We saw some amazing sights and met loads of interesting people. The best of both should appear in what we've written from Russia, Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala and Mexico.
To answer a few of the questions we heard regularly from fellow travellers and those at home alike, we don't have a favourite country, no w... full info