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View of the Palace  
   

View of the Palace

Cambodia

April 13th 2012
We put Vietnam behind us and headed to the capital of Cambodia Phnom Penh. When we arrived we were surprised that all of the prices and menus were in US dollars and that Riel is rarely used. We looked around the market, squeezing through narrow alley ways to fit through and also had a walk around the outside of the Palace grounds taking some pictures. We hired a tuk tuk driver for the day and head ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » West

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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