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The Faces of a God King  
   

The Faces of a God King

Decorate the soaring towers of the Bayon temple, Angkor Thom. © L. Birch 2007
Tomb Raiders Inc.

January 16th 2007
If the years under Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge represented Cambodia’s darkest hour, Angkor Wat was undoubtedly its finest. Cambodian’s talk with great pride about their ancient city and with good reason for it is easily one of the world’s great wonders. Angkor was almost unknown to the western world until it was ‘discovered’ - lost in the Cambodian jungle - by the French naturalist and ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor

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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