Jodi on February 12th, 2009

For our route into Vietnam, we decided to take the less traveled voyage via the Mekong River from Cambodia. The first part of this journey took us to the outskirts of Phnom Penh. We stopped every few kilometers to pick up and drop off people and various cargo. We eventually made it to the dock, [...]

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Jodi on February 9th, 2009

On 17 April 1975, Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge rolled into Phnom Penh and changed Cambodia forever. At first the people rejoiced waving white flags in the hopes that the civil war was over. Unfortunately these dreams were shattered as families were dragged from their homes and separated into cooperatives to work in the [...]

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Jodi on February 6th, 2009

Dozens of temples adorn┬áthe Siem Reap countryside. Rich in history and beauty, they are truly wortha visit in one’s lifetime. With my past guide, Kim Rieng, leading us through the temples we visited 16 ruins ranging in age from late 13th century to the early 9thcentury. Each King during this period set about to make [...]

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