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Memorial Stupa  at the Choeung Ek Gencidal Center  

Memorial Stupa at the Choeung Ek Gencidal Center

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

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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