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Phnom Penh Photo 48

Phnom Penh

January 22nd 2012
Arriving in Phnom Penh, we drove down by the waterfront past some amazing buildings silhouetted against the dusk sky, past what appeared to be gringo-ville (the equivalent of Pham Ngu Lao in HCMC) and then got dropped off next to the night market which was just stirring into life. We took a tuk tuk to the hostel which was back out of town the other way so got to see some of the city, a pretty spac ... 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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