Opposites in Cambodia March 3rd 2012 Hello Again,
Well this will be quite a mixed-bag blog. I’ll start off discussing what we learned about the recent genocide in Cambodia and finish with our happy times in the south of Cambodia at Kampot and Kep/Rabbit Island.
To set the stage during 1975-79 Pol Pat and the Khmer Rouge communist party took over Cambodia, they renamed the government Democratic Kampuchea. During ... 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