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What should one keep on mind while traveling to Cambodia?

  1. Anishpat profile image80
    Anishpatposted 5 years ago

    What should one keep on mind while traveling to Cambodia?

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  2. TravelAbout profile image71
    TravelAboutposted 5 years ago

    A country rich in culture and beauty is still trying to recover from one of the worst dark periods in history (1975-1979) in which the country was known as the "killing fields".  Over 1.4 million innocent men, women and children were slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge in Pol Pot's attempt to cleanse Cambodia.  The inhumanity of this regime is similar to the Hitler regime in Germany.  One only needs to visit the Cambodian Holocaust Museum to see the crimes against humanity suffered by millions at the hands of the Khmer Rouge.

  3. AtlasSue profile image75
    AtlasSueposted 5 years ago

    Although you can visit year round, the ideal months are December and January. April tends to get very hot (around 40°C/100°F.)

    As in other countries, it is considered disrespectful to wear shorts when entering temples such as Angkor Wat.

  4. chasmac profile image97
    chasmacposted 5 years ago

    Cambodia is a fascinating country, but one thing to keep in mind for anyone considering wandering off the beaten track is that there are an estimated 4 million unexploded landmines planted throughout the country by the Khmer Rouge. Keep to well-travelled routes and areas that are known to be safe.

 
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