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Coming up to a field  

Coming up to a field

Kompong Cham & Kratie

January 29th 2011
From Battembang, we had a long bus journey to Kompong Cham, which is in the east of Cambodia. We only had one day stopover as we wanted to see the Bamboo Bridge and also go on a bike ride around a rural village. At the beginning of the dry season, a bridge made entirely out of bamboo is constructed to allow villagers from the island access to the mainland. At the end of the dry season, it is destr ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » East » Kratié

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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