The Killing Fields

From April 17th 1975 to January 7th 1979, Cambodja was under the horrifying control of the Khmer Rouge. Million of Cambodians perished under Saloth Sar aka Pol Pot. Most of them ended up in the ‘Killing Fields’, essentially ad hoc places of executions & dumping grounds for dead bodies. One of the most horrifying killing … Continue reading

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, is fairly young, only rising to the role in 1866 but is still a city steeped in tradition & history. The city was a French colony from 1863 to 1953. You can notice the old French buildings amongst the traditional south Asian houses. The people are in my experience extremely … Continue reading