Harrowing pasts, happy hello-ing & honking horns November 28th 2011 Having hung in a hammock for three days in the Laos Four Thousand Islands, the chaotic Cambodian city of Kratie came as a bit of a shock to the system.
Stepping off the bus in the middle of the sprawling, and not-so-pleasant-smelling market, we were beside the mega Mekong River once again; it was becoming like an old friend. Although this was no quiet and intimate reunion, as even though the s ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Kampot 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