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Phnom Penh: A harsh reminder of mankind's cruelty

January 11th 2012
After an amazing time in Vietnam, we moved on to Cambodia where we planned to spend two nights in the capital, Phnom Penh before heading to Siem Reap to see the famous Angkor temples. On the way into the city, I was struck by how different the countryside was from Vietnam. The scenery on route to the capital was really beautiful as the road we travelled ran alongside the river, and passed through ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh

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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