The Killing Fields of Phnom Penh

**** Warning – this post contains some graphic photos and disturbing text. It’s an incredibly important history lesson but be warned, the story isn’t pretty ***

Cambodia, a country that touched my heart for many reasons. Much of our time in the country was spent feeling disturbed but the history and modern reality of this little country in SE Asia is an important lesson to all of us about how power can corrupt with terrifying results. In other posts I’ll cover the good of the country, the gorgeous beaches, friendly people and, of course, the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor Wat but this is about the horror that was the Pol Pot Regime and the destruction it brought to the country over three short years.

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Foto Friday

For our first foto Friday we bring you a picture of one of the most amazing spots on earth, Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Cambodia, as a whole, moved us more than nearly anywhere else we have ever traveled. This photo is of the ruins of Bayon, famous for the thousands of faces carved into the stone.