Phnom Penh is the capital, largest city and most wealthy city in Cambodia. The city was first settled in 1372. It did not become very important untill Angkor fell to Siam, at that time the King of Cambodia moved the capital nearby to current day Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh itself was not official the capital of Cambodia until 1865.
Bye Bye Ban Lung!
Morning Folks! So yesterday was a long and tiring day! We left Ban Lung at 7am and had an 8hr drive to the Capitol, Pnom Penh. For the return journey, we opted not to cram into a 12 seater minibus with 20 other people, but had a 4x4 with just us! Breakfast was a traditional Cambodian affair, we stopped ...
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