#16-Siem Reap-Same Same, But Different August 15th 2010 Siem Reap, Cambodia
August 11-15, 2010
Siem Reap is a combination of one of my least favorite places in Asia and one of my most treasured.
When I went to Bangkok, Thailand three years ago, I was disgusted and saddened by the paedophilia, prostitution and use of children as beggars. These are the same things that turn me off from Siem Reap. Walking down the street, I am offered lady boom boom, ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap 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
I am a High School U.S. History teacher who loves to travel. Whether by myself or with friends and family, travel unlocks my understanding of the world and the people in it. I have also found it teaches me a whole lot about me.
I hope you enjoy reading about my travels to Vietnam in 2005,
Myanmar, Thailand, the UAR, and Europe in 2007,
Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Korea in 2010
And the southern/middle part of the United States in 2011.
Feel free to share your comments and ideas.
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