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The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,219]

Kim Fay's The Map of Lost Memories takes its characters and its readers into a forbidden world of political intrigue and treachery, on a death-defying mission of ecumenical proportions.

Destinations: Vietnam | Cambodia | China
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Art | Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture
Flower of the bo tree.  Siddhartha Gautama was meditating under one of these trees when he reached enlightenment and became the Buddha

Outlaw Religion and Money, But Let's Keep the Solid Gold Buddha Statues

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

My favorite part of the Royal Palace is the Jade Pagoda (aka Silver Pagoda). It stuns you with incredible riches. It also poses some questions about the power of wealth, radical rhetoric, greed and good manners.

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | 20th Century History | Art | Traditions | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Inside the National Museum court yard.  Visitors are not allowed to photograph the statuary housed inside the building.

Distant Relatives in Flesh and Stone

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

The National Museum seemed like a good place to get our cultural bearings. And it was, meaning it was the first in a long line of the unexpected in Cambodia.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Economy | Travel | People | Photography | Art | War & Conflict | Ancient History
To Cambodia With Love

Matt Ames Marvels at the Lasting Legacy of Khmer Comics

To Cambodia With Love - tocambodiawithlove [638]

When I first laid eyes on the comic books of Cambodia, I knew I was in love. They revealed primary colors, epic violence, monsters, and a sense of graphic design that was both crude and creative. Most...

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Literature | Art
Lovely women in traditional costume served our Loy Krathong dinner.

Loy Krathong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Loy Krathong is a special festival celebration in Thailand in November. Float your sorrows away and release your hopes and dreams into the heavens.

Destinations: Pathum Thani province | Nonthaburi province | Mae Hong Son | Buriram province | Ko Tao | Sukhothai | Ko Phi Phi | Uttaradit province | Khao Yai National Park | Nakorn Chaisri | Phimai | Ko Phangan | Chonburi province | Lopburi | Ranong | Satun province | Nakhon Ratchasima | Lampang | Ko Sichang | Narathiwat Province | Hua Hin | Mae Sot | Khon Kaen province | Phetchaburi | Yasothon province | Surat Thani | Golden Triangle | Hat Yai | Songkhla province | Tak province | Thailand | Phang Nga province | Kanchanaburi province | Samut Songkhram province | Krabi | Nakhon Phanom | Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng | Chachoengsao province | Ko Chang | Khon Kaen | Chumphon | Ko Samui | Surin province | Chiang Mai | Nakhon Pathom province | Loei province | Nong Khai province | Phuket | Udon Thani | Ayutthaya | Kampaengphet | Ubon Ratchathani | Bangkok | Phitsanulok | Lancang-Mekong River | Nakhon Si Thammarat province | Chiangrai province | Ko Samet | Umphang | Rayong | River Kwai | Mae Sai | Ban Chiang | Savannakhet | Pattaya
Topics: Travel | Art | Ancient History | Festivals | Adventure | 20th Century History | Religion | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Nature | For Kids
Former Chamber of Commerce building, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh 2009

Michael Krause - hankb [403]

These are some shots from my most recent visit to Phnom Penh. It's one of the most alluring & mysterious cities i've visited and i'm always being drawn back in. The people, architecture (French...

Destinations: Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand
Topics: Music | 20th Century History | Art | Culture | People | Photography | Performing Arts | War & Conflict | Architecture
Tropical Fruit Selection, Kampot, Cambodia

Cambodia Coast

Asia Images John Lander - johnlander [925]

Cambodia's Coast - from Kep to Sihanoukville

Destinations: Cambodia | Japan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Performing Arts | Fashion | Art
Lintel, Angkor Wat  CAMBODIA

Angkor, from dream to memory

Dianne Sharma-Winter - dibundyontour [808]

  All civilisations rise and fall but at Angkor the remains of the great days of the ancient Khmer civilisation slumbered deep in the heart of the jungles of North Western Cambodia like a...

Destinations: Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Religion | Women & Travel | Traditions | Art | Ancient History | Architecture
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [237]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture
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