Day 50: Phnom Penh May 12th 2018 Today was the by far the hardest day of my journey through South East Asia.
We hired a tuk tuk for the afternoon taking us to the Killing Fields and Genocide Museum. Choeung Ek, one of 300 killing fields, is littered with the remains of the bodies that were taken under the turmoil of the Khmer Rouge regime. The unthinkable inhumanities that took place in Cambodia from 1975-1979 are sickening bey ... 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