On Monday, we got a tough lesson in the history of Cambodia as we visited the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (aka S-21 Prison) and Choeung Ek (aka The Killing Fields) to learn about the tragic events that occurred in Phnom Penh during the 1975-1979 reign of the Khmer Rouge.
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Exploring the Ancient Grounds of Angkor3 Comments
On Saturday, we hired a tuk tuk driver for the day to take us on a ‘small tour’ around the ancient archeological grounds of Angkor where we explored the famous Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom (Bayon Temple, Elephant Terrace, & Royal Palace), and finally Phnom Bakheng for a must-see view of Angkor Wat at dusk.
Goodbye, Thailand! – Hello, Malaysia! – Goodbye, Malaysia! – Hello, Cambodia!4 Comments
The last few days have been a whirlwind of travels and new adventures as we said goodbye to our Thai island oasis and set out to explore the busy metropolis of Kuala Lumpur (or KL), Malaysia.