The horror, genocidal madness in Democratic Kampuchea August 10th 2008 April 1975 was certainly a historically significant month and not only because of my birthday. On the 17th of April Phnom Penh was “liberated” by the Khmer Rouge and on the 30th Saigon “fell” to the North Vietnamese Army. Not that I would remember but I’m sure most of the world soon forgot about the second Indochina war. America had lost and returned home, there was no more news to repor ... 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
For me, travel is a learning experience. I am less interested in other travellers and prefer to meet the locals. No surprise, I usually travel alone.
I might be an aspiring writer, but surely an amateur. I like to read about other’s experiences so why not share mine? I also enjoy photography; another thing I need to practise more. I try to write for a wide audience and make a commentary on my observations and experiences, usually with a negative tone but anyway ...
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