Cambodia's Killing Fields need no introduction. The horror has been captured in multiple books and films, but nothing compares to experiencing it with your own eyes.
Meditation with a Buddhist monk? It doesn't happen everyday. I was lucky enough to do it in Cambodia. But it didn't go all to plan.
Angkor Wat. It's a place of magic and wonder. I went with high hopes, but I was unprepared for what I'd actually find.
As a history lover, the Siem Reap War Museum was always going to interest me. What I did not anticipate was the heartbreaking story I would hear from one of the museum guides. I left shaken, but with a greater understanding of Cambodia's people.
Siem Reap. It's famous for Angkor Wat, but what else does it offer? Turns out there's a whole raft of human experience waiting to be discovered.
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