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War

War

I’ve never known much about war.  I’ve learnt a lot about some of the wars in the world in the last 3 months.  The Vietnam War, the Cambodian Civil War, and the “Secret” War in Laos. I don’t understand it.  I don’t understand how people can be so murderous cold blooded killers.  How can one … Continue reading

Phnom Penh – Killing Fields and the S21.

Phnom Penh – Killing Fields and the S21.

1975-1979. Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge Maoist party of Cambodia brutally murdered approximately 2 million Cambodians in an effort to enforce socialism and reinvent Cambodia.  Civilians where forced to work in communal farms, survive on minimal rations, and anyone who was seen to be a threat to their concept were imprisoned, and eventually bludgeoned … Continue reading

Read a bit more about Vann Nath and the Cambodian Civil War in this informative blog post by kookyniecourier.com

Southern Vietnam Part 3: Ho Chi Minh City

Part 3. HCMC Ho Chi Minh City was the next stop on our trip. We visited the Botanical Gardens and Zoo, War Remnants Museum, a water theme park, and Cu Chi Tunnels.  The Botanical Gardens and Zoo aren’t really worth the mention, except for the fact that the animals seem depressed and lonely.  I don’t … Continue reading