Category: Cambodia

Phimai Historical Park

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After a couple of days in Buriram, we headed over to Korat (Nakhon Ratchisima) and got a chance to visit yet another Khmer ruin-Phimai. This structure is a Mahayana Buddhist temple, which is odd as the Khmer were primarily Hindu…

Phanom Rung-Khmer Ruins in Isaan

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Went to Thailand (twice!) this summer. The first trip was up north in Isaan to visit Khmer ruins. Only saw three but they were gorgeous. The first site we visited was Phanom Rung in Buriram province. We stayed in Buriram…

Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare

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Please forgive me for the month-long hiatus. It is cold here in Gifu and I have not been feeling very inspired to write much. I started reading a great book last week and so decided to push myself to post…