Water Festival November 15th 2005 Here are some pictures of Phnom Penh during the water festival and some of the scenes from the boat trip down the river from Siem Reap.
We woke up the next morning early to catch the boat down the Mekong RIver to Phnom Penh. It was a marvelous 5 hour trip beginning just outside of Siem Reap in the largest fresh water lake in all of SOuth East Asia. Out in the middle of it we could not see any ... 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