Cambodia: a forgotten kingdom?
Despite its numerous wonders, Cambodia has never seen the numbers of visitors its neighbours enjoy. Tourists should not be scared of its supposed dangers, claims Jules Gray
Cambodia is a country of misty mountains, ancient pagodas, tropical sanctuaries and long-abandoned cave temples. It has also seen one of the bloodiest genocides of the twentieth century. After emerging from 30 years of turmoil in the late 1980s Cambodia has made great progress, but the legacy of the Khmer Rouge still lingers and it […]
The creases that line Phnom Penh’s crumbling facade belie a hidden beauty that once made the city the “Pearl of Asia”, one of the most captivating in the East. War and revolution damaged much of its former grace, as it was the scene of the genocide enforced by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s that […]