• Cambodia Travel

    Date: 2008.08.08 | Category: Asia | Tags:

    Cambodia is situated in Southeast Asia and is a popular destination for all kinds of tourists. One of the best ways to reap the rewards of Cambodia is backpack across the region and to take in the striking beauty of this country. Off the beaten path you will find sparsely populated areas with incredible scenery that will leave you in awe. There are many incredible places to see in Cambodia such as Angkor Temple. In this temple the walls are covered with ancient Hindu mythology that will fascinate any traveler. Traveling to this majestic country will leave you with wonderful memories and a desire to return.

    The history of Cambodia started with the Funan Kingdom, which was during the first century BC. It is lead to believe that the kingdom was strongly affected by Indian culture that help chisel the political, culture and art custom. The architectural and religions were influenced by Indian donations to the Funan Kingdom. There is indication that a community in the Mekong Delta benefited during the first to sixth centuries.

    The economy of Cambodia is very poor but has seen increases in wealth in the last decade. Most of Cambodia’s economy comes from agriculture and on a lower end manufacturing. During 1997 to 1998 Cambodia’s economy took a hit with political infighting and civil violence.

    The best time to travel to Cambodia is between the months of November to February. The temperature during these months is cooler with less humidity making it more comfortable for travel. Cambodia is affected by the monsoons and many travelers try to avoid the hot rainy season.