Cambodia : Ta Prohm Temple, Tonle Bati

May 3 Sun, 11:54 AM UTC +7 About an hour out from Phnom Penh by car, stumble on some temples that were built in the times of Angkor Wat. Be careful with the small kids who will come and pester you non-stop to buy flowers for prayers or to give them a tour guide donation.…

Cambodia : Central Market, Phnom Penh

May 2 Sat, 12:57 PM UTC +7 After Wat Phnom, Pos drove us to the Central Market. To be honest ,if you are not going to buy stuff, do not spend much time here. The Russian Market in my opinion has more interesting things and after that, Central Market just feels more commercialized and larger.…

Cambodia : Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh

May 2 Sat, 12:35 PM UTC + 7 One of the stops on our day tour brought us to a hill where it was said to be the birthplace of Phnom Penh. Legend has it that a wealthy widow called Penh found four bronze Buddha statues and decided to construct a shrine on this artificial…

Cambodia : S-21 Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh

I recalled writing a paper on the Vietnam War during my college days and I did have some cross over information about the Khmer Rouge. I had grown up being told about the Khmer Regime and The Killingfields by my mother. I was quite conflicted on whether we wanted to visit S-21 or not. In…