3 years, 8 months, 21 days March 24th 2012 So I'm going to keep this short, but I can't go without acknowledging it. Yesterday I was in Phnom Penh and visited S-21 and The Killing Fields. I knew about Cambodia's tragic history and the genocide long before this trip and arriving in Cambodia, but I wasn't prepared for the emotion that the visit of these two horrible sites inspired in me.
Cambodia very recent history is a h ... 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