Today Cambodia celebrates the 41th anniversary of its “Victory Day” over the Khmer Rouge regime, which was overthrown in 1979 by the Vietnamese army, accompanied by a number of Khmer Rouge defectors. January 7, 1979 was a historic day that marked the end of a regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. The question […]
Foreword: There are at least four people in my circle of friends here named Peter, after you add me that’s five. So when Peter J. gave me this story to post I had to laugh at the title. It goes without saying—“all characters and events in this publication are fictitious and any resemblance to real […]
Regarding the excessive 1922 Expo extravaganza …until the Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907, the region of Angkor was not part of the French protectorate; therefore, opportunities for the expansion of archaeological, art historical, and photographic resources required for an exact translation of the Angkorian temples into the French hemisphere were limited. This situation completely changed once […]
While Sihanoukville is no stranger to flash flooding – the coastal city endures a five-month monsoon season during which it is battered by rain – residents say they have never witnessed water levels like this.
Pig Down! I found these photos on the web. They have been around a few years with no details about the location. It does look like it’s in the vicinity though, maybe Thailand. On pigs being transported to market by moto: Sometimes they’re fed large amounts of marijuana to knock them out and they sleep […]
Never seen Red Ball before. Hopefully it has no side effects — like other colored balls I can think of.
While looking for picture references I came across this vintage photograph titled Angkor Wat (Circa 1866). Cambodia. After I started cleaning it up I noticed this dude in the boilersuit, wearing what looks like a hard hat. Now, the photo is old, maybe early 1900’s and has the photographers’ name is in the bottom left corner but […]