We Have A Phobia Of Missing Cambodia | SE Asia #018

It was a short six days but a memorable six days. We regret not doing more research beforehand about what a great country Cambodia is. We would have stayed longer and perhaps seen more of the country instead of seeing it as a thoroughfare between Vietnam and Thailand. Alas, we can only learn from our mistakes and we’ll definitely return one day. And even still, there is a lot to take home with us:

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Angkor What!? | Siem Reap | SE Asia #017

But really, what can we even say about Angkor Wat? No doubt you’ve already heard plenty about this world wonder, and there’s a reason why. The ancient temples and ruins that sprawl across the 400 square kilometers of Angkor Archaeological Park are simply stunning, not to mention the jungle, fields, and lakes that you’ll find there too.

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Learning From The Cambodian Genocide | Phnom Penh | SE Asia #015

The 1970s. Voyager I showed us the first glimpses of Jupiter’s rings. Pierre Trudeau was Prime Minister. Video tapes and VHS were first being released. People were watching Jaws and listening to Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, Silly Love Songs, and Bohemian Rhapsody. But in Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge were committing genocide and most of the world had no idea.

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