Tai Ming Plaza Hotel
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Today we ventured out into wider Phnom Penh with Izzy, Laura and Sally, three other girls also at uni in Newcastle. We first explored the S21 Genocide Museum located in the city. The museum is at the site of the main jail used during the Khmer Rouge from around 1975. When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge took over Phnom Penh in 1975 they converted a large school and surrounding grounds into their main jail. This jail held thousands of prisoners over the ...
... they were expensive, therefore no one really does a quick death. In the recording a lot of people were happy in a way because they had been tortured so much. Music was played constantly to cover the screams. Was really heart breaking. The worst part for me was 'the killing tree' was a huge tree in the middle with a mass grave next to it. This is where most of the babies and young children would die. They would just be swung ...
... We opted for the minivan rather than a coach, as we figured it would be quicker again. It is, but bouncing all over the place is getting a bit annoying. When we left the hotel we were given a traditional Cambodian scarf each and they made us have pictures taken with the staff. I really liked the place. They remembered our names and we're all very friendly. And it was quite posh too! If you are going to Siem Reap, Golden Temple Villa isn't a bad place to stay! Apologies for the amount of ...
... Pol Pot was eventually pushed out of Phnom Penh on 7 January 1979 by the Vietnam Army and Khmer Rouge defectors and the United Front.
Pol Pot's reign of terror lasted three years, eight months and 20 days.
The remains of 8,895 bodies have been exhumed and their skulls placed in a Buddhist memorial stupa built yards from where the prisoners arrived bound and blindfolded. Many more - how many? - remain in still unexcavated killing pits, most now under a lake.
... But she had me in a death grip, she spooned me so tight I could move lol! She finally went to sleep so got on ollies bed then I saw him sit up and I knew he had no idea where he was so I tried to help him down but had to get soph to help me and wake Mark up to which he says 'just jump.' Cheers Mark! We managed to get him down halfway then he jumped so I had to catch him as he nearly fell over! He went to the loo then walked to the door on the way out and I tried to put him ...