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The most beautiful things of Cambodia pt1

The most beautiful things of Cambodia are kids and temples. The horrible civil war and the Khmer Rouge regime clouded the true beauty of Khmer past history. The great and enigmatic temples that today we can admire, now almost completely restored, have been rediscovered…

On the road to Siem Reap

Scenes of daily life in Cambodia I saw on my way to Siem Reap. Really funny how kids play with snakes, catch spiders and then fry them.

Phnom Penh

The Royal Palace My trip through Indochina continued in Cambodia. I visited the capital Phnom Penh in a gloomy day and I suddenly understood it was completely different from Vietnam. While I was strolling around the streets, I saw the…

The Old Saigon

“How gentle is the incense’s essence, coming from the Temple hall! How sweet is the color of Rice floating in the fields…” Nguyen Dinh Chieu My trip throught Vietnam ended up in Ho Chi Minh City, the old Saigon. I…

Hué

Huong Thanh and Nguyen Le, Fragile Beauty There was a time when Hué was the imperial capital of the Nguyễn Dynasty. It was until 1945 when Emperor Bảo Đại abdicated and a communist government was established in Hà Nội. The splendor of…

Ha Long

“Dragons were hidden, only stones still remain On the moonlight nights, stones meditate as men do…” Che Lan Vien Ha long is where junks are like butterflies and cliffs are flakes of dragoon. It’s the Red River delta and according…

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