Kings Birthday October 28th 2005 Well, and again there is a holiday. The Khmers love holidays, and will take any opportunities to have one. This is actually the old king's birthday, not the current one, but still it's a three days holiday.
Decided to go to Siem Riep for this holiday. Not for Angkor Wat, since I already have seen it, and I only have two days in Siem Riep, but to visit a friend, and get out of PP. PP is starting ... 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