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03/20/2014 – 259 days/23208 miles

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Here’s a couple more stops I made in Phnom Penh.

First, the Royal Palace

And I saw this guy at a temple near the palace…the patron saint of concussion prevention

Next up, some fun at a military base. Thank to a little bit of corruption, its possible to go to a range at the base and shoot some of their…

03/18/2014 – 257 days/23208 miles

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Two places I knew I needed to visit in Phnom Penh were the Choeung Ek Memorial (Killing Fields) and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (aka S-21), and yes, they’re as depressing as they sound.

 
First off, if you don’t know much about the Khmer Rouge, I recommend looking into it a little bit. It’s been interesting to learn about…

Would you like fried tarantula with that?

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Would you like fried tarantula with that?
April 29, 2013

The sun was setting and the tuk-tuk drivers were swarming… welcome to Phnom Penh.
 
Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s bustling and confusing capital city. The glossy, neatly paved Riverfront area boasts travel agents and tourist restaurants as far as the eye can see. A short walk will take you down crumbling…

The Killing Fields of Phnom Penh

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**** Warning – this post contains some graphic photos and disturbing text. It’s an incredibly important history lesson but be warned, the story isn’t pretty ***
Cambodia, a country that touched my heart for many reasons. Much of our time in the country was spent feeling disturbed but the history and modern reality of this little country in SE Asia…