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Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh

Goodbye Laos - Hello Cambodia

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne

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... them a vocation in the restaurant business. They also have a number of avenues of raising money to do this apart from operating restaurants. When we travelled through Vietnam with Travel Indochina we were introduced to the Koto Restaurant in Hanoi which was a similar setup operated by a Vietnamese man who grew up in Australia. It is estimated that there are about 20,000 children living on the streets of Phnom Penh.

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The Killing Fields

A travel blog entry by rmmcfall

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... in sight. I feel sorrow over those who experienced it, anger and wonder toward those who caused it, and guilt that I knew so little. This was genocide, and it happened less than 40 years ago. Our next stop before home was S21, a school that turned into a detentions, interrogation, & torture centre when schooling was formerly banned during the Khmer Rouge. There we stared into the faces of countless victims, each of whom were ...

Cycling through Cambodian countryside

A travel blog entry by nikki.yates86

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... well needed wooden fans! We were then invited to try our hand at silk weaving, and were pros within 5 minutes (or maybe not). We were surprised at just how long and arduous it is to make one silk scarf can take up to 5 days. We purchased 2 scarfs and a tie, which were incredibly cheap considering what it took to make one. (20 dollars for all 3, all made onsite by the family). We have since seen the same products ...

Phnom Penh - Big Ants, Eel and The Killing Fields

A travel blog entry by lisaptraveller

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... killing fields have again been made into a memorial to pay tribute to those who lost their lives here under such unjustifiable circumstances. The central stupa houses 8,000 skulls of the regimes victims in a 17 storey tower. There is an eerie silence around the fields as most people are in sheer disbelief at the crimes committed here. The tour around the fields takes around two hours but it is something that will remain with you forever. We knew we had to witness this as it ...

Idealistic Extermination

A travel blog entry by kvolsky

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... were lucky their throats cut. Those not dead from the impact died from suffocation after being buried alive. This is a very emotional site and if for no other reason should be visited out of respect for those who died. It is estimated that over 1/4 of the population of 7 million people (nearly 2 million) were killed by the Khmer Rouge during their reign. This site is just one of the over 300 known killing fields across Cambodia. ...

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This hotel, located in Phnom Penh, is near Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Bamboo Island, The Dive Shop Cambodia, and NagaWorld Casino.
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