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 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
My name is Yves The Explorer and I have a passion for travel. I have been on each continent and have visited many many countries. I love exploring new sites and learning about new cultures. For my next trip, I have decided to write a blog (if I don't get too lazy) and tell you about my fantastic adventures in Southeast Asia, mainly Vietnam and Cambodia. So enjoy my blog and feel free to comment. Cheers!
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