July, 2014 | Cruise Mekong River - Part 2

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tour Vietnam – Cambodia 16 days

Vietnam & Cambodia 16 days – HN – HCM

Vietnam & Cambodia 16 days – HN – HCM Day 1 ARRIVE IN HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON), VIETNAM Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. As the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina, Saigon was known as “Paris of the Orient.” Today, Vietnam’s largest city is an industrial, cultural and educational hub,

Virginity for sale: inside Cambodia’s shocking trade

Dara Keo, in the room she rents with her mother and sister in a Phnom Penh slum. Through a broker, her mother sold Dara’s virginity when Dara was only 12 Photograph: Will Baxter Vannith Uy is the owner of what translates from Khmer as a “mobile nail salon”, although the word salon is a stretch.

Bakong Temple – What to See

Bakong Temple - What to See

Built around the same time as Preah Ko and officially dedicated in 881 AD by King Indravarman I this was the first Angkor temple built in the temple mountain style constructed of sandstone. Built as the state temple, this was the first temple that enforced the god king concept by naming central focal point –