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Reflection

Indochina 2012 (Vietnam and Cambodia) - Part 9

July 5th 2012
The ancient capital of the great Khmer Empire, Angkor is beyond doubt one of the most magnificent wonders of the world and a site of immense archeological significance. Located in dense jungle on the hot and torpid plains of western Cambodia, its awe-inspiring temples transport me into an enchanting and mysterious world of brooding grandeur and past glory. Since the collapse of the Khmer Rouge i ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor

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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