"It's a Holiday in Cambodia" March 17th 2009 We arrived in Phnom Penh via bus from Saigon, and aside from the heat everything went smoothly. When we got there in the late afternoon the temperature seemed to be still going up! Our trip to Cambodia was defined by 2 things, the Khmer Rouge and Ancient Angkor.
Phnom Penh was the central sight for one of the most violent and horrific social experiments in human history. It was a group of ... read more
Asia » Cambodia 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
2 Canadians off travelling in 2009 until our money runs out.
Itinerary (I think):
New Zealand - Dec. 29th 2008 to January 19th 2009
Australia (Sydney, West Coast) - January 20th to February 14th
Hong Kong and SE Asia(Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Indo) - February 14th to May 10th
Europe (starting in Spain, working our way North and then East) May 10th to August 31st (ish)
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