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Jun

Sweet Snaps: Photo of the Day — Cambodia

Phnom Penh Soccer

  Okay, Chicago’s Ice Hockey Team won the Stanley Cup Final. Yay Blackhawks. Now…onto soccer (football), the most popular sport in the world. Some say it is the most popular because anyone, anywhere can play – all you need is a ball. Anytime, Anywhere Soccer Phnom Penh, Cambodia The 2010 FIFA World Cup (the big […]

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Apr

Angkor What?

Angkor Wat at Sunrise

Phnom Penh was a dusty and extremely hot city with the same Southeast Asian mix of tuk tuk and motorbike drivers competing for my rear end that I’d encountered in Vietnam. The city has come a long way since Pol Pot and had a lovely riverfront lined with many European-style alfresco cafes where you could […]

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Apr

Never Again?

Beautiful Ugliness

Today, the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, has a population of about two million, but only thirty years ago the city was an empty ghost town. All the people were driven out of the city by the ultra communist Pol Pot (a student of Mao Tse Tung and Hitler) and his evil Khmer Rouge regime. […]