The Many Faces of Cambodia January 31st 2007 Another update already! So, after spending a few day in Phnom Penh it was off to Sihanoukville, a beach town on Cambodia's southern border. Sihanoukville is a popular weekend destination for wealthier Cambodians from Phnom Penh (sadly there aren't that many) as it takes around 2 hours to get there by car. Sihanoukville was described to me as a much more toned down version of Thailand's beaches ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Sihanoukville 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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It feels strange to think that it's been nearly 14 months since I left home in California. Over the course of that time I've had some truly incredible experiences that have touched my life in the most rewarding of ways. It's those special moments when I've witnessed such unabashed warmth and generosity from complete strangers, spent time with other delightful travelers, or when I've just stopped to appreciate how beautiful this world really is. In light of the recent passing away of a good friend from back home, I am once again r... full info