went through remarkable time, its share the high and low. The book " "Cambodia" by Russell R. Ross, ed. Cambodia: A Country Study, has great details of Cambodia. Cambodia, the ruler during the Angkorian Period, the struggle for survival, 1432 to 1887, Domination by Thailand and by Vietnam, The French Protectorate, the French colonial period to the darkest hours, the Khmer Rouge (Democratic Kampuchea).
In this modern day, the Kingdom of Cambodia got it blessing from Head of state: King Norodom Sihamoni and lead by long serving Prime Minister Hun Sen. It enjoys political stability and economy growth, especially in tourism industry.
Authors, photographers and painters have described Angkor Wat to the fullest of their imagination as architecturally and artistically breathtaking. Angkor Wat has been said to represent microcosm of the Hindu universe with its five peaks symbolising Mount Meru - the house of the gods and the divines. To the King himself, Angkor Wat represents power and divinity.
- The Angkor complex placement was of a terrestrial principal - the mirrors of the stars in the constellation of Draco at the spring equinox in 10,500BC.
- The legend of Ket Mealea... Read full article of Angkor Wat
Khmer is written in a traditional script which was developed sometime prior to the 6th century A.D. From the ancient Pali script. Modern Khmer utilizes an alphabet which consist of 33 basic consonant symbols and 12 independent vowel symbols. In addition there are 24 vowel symbols and 32(subsript) consonant symbols which can be used only in combination with the various basic symbols.
But all and all Khmer language is EASY to learn, once you become familiar with the alphabeth everything will come in place.
Khmer Rouge certainly added a darkest chapter to Cambodia, only two years of it reigns it managed to kill nearly two million of it people or half of the Khmer population. Many Cambodian has story to tell, the struggle, the survival and the losses. There are a lot of documentaries about Khmer Rouge, Khmer trail but little take a look at the daily life of simple people. Some of the questions that we want to explore are: how children do for fun? Is there such as fun? What is their daily routine?
A few years ago a group called the Angkorian Society, want to take on the project aimed to compile a documentary title "Cambodia: Journey out of year Zero", but due to lack of resources the project was put on hold. Have your say on our facebook's page, we love to hear from you!
Cambodia and Khmer people
Angkor Wat: one of the wonders of the world!
Angkor Wat, locate in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
Angkor Wat Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of the greatest temples in the world. More video
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Cambodia and its beauty! Angkor Wat: one of the wonders of the world! City of million smiles ... !
Cambodia certainly got a lot offer, the friendly people, the warm welcome, the food, and of course Angkor Wat which is one of the wonders of the world.
If you are visiting Cambodia for the first time, it is always good to know a few words of Cambodia (Khmer language) or at least what to do during your first encounter.
If you meet someone for the first best to say 'jum-reap-soou', join your palm together and place them right under your chin (in Cambodia we called 'som-pias'). We have compiles some common words in Cambodia and For those who wish to learn a few words.