Cambodias city and the temples of Angkor May 14th 2010 Hello again, a bit of a delay on the latest installment due to too much fun being had in the south of Thailand.
Picking up on our ventures to Vietnam we decided to take the fast boat up the Mekong to the capital of Cambodia - Phnom Penh. After a dodgy waterside border crossing and a few backhanders we were on our way and travelling inland to the searing heat and arid landscape. We made it to th ... 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