Cambodia ... Phnom Pehn and Siem Reap August 15th 2012 Arriving in Phnom Pehn to find that our hotel room had a view of the Royal Palace and walking along the river front for a nice Khmer meal was a good welcome to Cambodia. Our first day in the city we hired a moped again and headed our to the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre (The Killing Fields), the complex was very small in area and the only building is the memorial, which contains 9000 skulls all exca ... 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
Only a few days to go now before Jonny and I are off on our big SE Asian adventure! Hopefully I'll be able to keep you all up to date on here with where I am and what we get up to!
The general plan once we get to Hanoi, Vietnam is to work our way south down the coast to Ho Chi Minh City. Then heading north into Cambodia to Phnom Penh and up to Angkor Wat. Next its into Laos and working our way up to Vientiane and north to Luang Prabang. From here it's off to country number 4 ... Thailand. Heading first to the northern town of Chiang Mai and then down to Bangkok. Then continu... full info