My mother. My father. My uncle. March 12th 2007 I always knew that I was going to ask the question. Still, I spent several minutes contemplating if I really was going to, and if so, how I would phrase it. "So were any of your relatives affected during the Khmer Rouge regime?" I asked as softly as I could. The guide lifted his head and looked me in the eye. "My mother. My father. My uncle. All taken away. All killed." He turned away. "Horrible. ... 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
Welcome to my travel blog!
Recently, I travelled through Southeast Asia with my brother Remi (for his Norwegian MSN Space, click here). Starting in Singapore on 5 February 2007, we made our way through Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, before returning from Hong Kong on 13 March 2007.
Previously, my girlfriend, Helene, and I kept this blog for our travels to Africa and South America. From November 2005 to February 2006, we visited Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, sweet home Norway, Peru, and Ecuador, before returning to our place of... full info