Today we did one of the main ‘attractions’ in the capital. Not a particular fun or pleasant experience but an important one as it happened within living memory 1975-1979!! Only read if you’re interested and don’t want to be depressed Cambodia may conjure up images of unkempt children or Angelina Jolie wandering around temples in hot pants but it’s more recent history was slightly darker. We are no historians but we’ll try to summarise events. Aft...
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Our first proper day in Phnom Penh was spent exploring (for hours, of course in the midday 32 degree sun) - we finally managed to get our step count up after lots of days spent relaxing in Koh Chang and yesterday travelling. After a terrible free breakfast, we had a wander and found some cool boutique shops in the more expensive district, Nat got excited and bought a few souvenirs (not that our bags have any room or weight left). We checked out of our cockroach...