Fists and Feet in Phnom Penh March 24th 2012 My time in Phnom Penh was characterized by sports I had never seen before - kick boxing and shuttlecock.
I was lucky to be in Phnom Penh on a Saturday because that is the day that kick-boxing matches are held throughout the afternoon. Surprisingly they are free, as they are paid for through the TV rights and sponsorships. Before Phnom Penh, I had never even considered going to watch a figh ... 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