Democratic Kampuchea: Phnom Penh and the Khmer Rouge Legacy July 19th 2012 From Siem Reap I took a 7 hour bus ride to Phnom Penh. It cost $10 and they dropped me off at a bus station. I had arranged for my hostel to pick me up so I didn't have to find the place myself. They did that for free and that is just one thing to love about accomadation in South East Asia. It seems like they all compete to offer extras to travellers.
The national museum and the royal pala ... 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
In my normal life I work at Wal-mart and help customers find the aisle with the raisins. But that is just what I do to finance my dream of world travel. In this life I am commencing part II of my world journey, in which I will be starting by seeing parts of the US. Then I will be moving on to Australia and South East Asia. I will be home after 15 months, and it still isn't enough time.... full info