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The Russians Are Coming

March 11th 2011
Wednesday March 9th, 2011 Sihanoukville, Cambodia A relatively young city, Sihanoukville was built when Cambodia lost the use of the Mekong River ports during the Vietnam War. We found the people of Cambodia to be friendly and hardworking, although the economy seems to be struggling. When we came off the ship we were inundated with a throng of hawkers wanting to provide services. Some were q ... read more
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Cambodian Flag 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
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