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Frommer's Cambodia and Laos (Frommer's Complete Guides) by Daniel White

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By Daniel White

This new first variation consultant introduces unique locations speedy changing into required stops for globetrotting travelers. via our specialist writer, readers are uncovered to the wealthy tradition and poignant historical past in Cambodia and Laos. become aware of the region's nutrition and reward markets, attractive shores and islands, colourful temples, and captivating villages.
This identify covers highlights of either nations, together with Cambodia's vacationer Mecca and non secular middle Angkor Wat, capital Phnom Penh, and seashore lodge Sihanoukville. Laos covers the comfortable urban Vientiane, Luang Prabang (a UNESCO international background urban for its mixture of Laotian and ecu architecture), and best spots for ecotourism. The making plans bankruptcy comprises broad details on sustainable improvement and volunteer vacation trips. distinctive good points comprise a Khmer and Laotian language primer and separate historical past and tradition chapters for either countries.

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Anniversary of the coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni. The palace is lit up beautifully at night. October 29. Birthday of the King Father, Holiday for His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk. October 31. N OVEMBER November Water Festival. This celebrates the reversing of the current in the Tonle Sap River and marks the beginning of the fishing season. Dramatic longboat races are held in Phnom Penh with teams coming from all around the country. The city fills up with droves of visitors from the provinces.

March 8. A PRIL Khmer New Year (Chaul Chhnam Thmey). Along with Ph’chum Benh and the Water Festival, Khmer New Year is one of the most important and popular holidays of the year, celebrated for 3 days in mid-April. The festival is all about water in daily life, and during this festival you will experience the reality of water over and over again (though unlike in neighboring countries, the Cambodian authorities have controlled it from becoming too out of hand). April 14 to April 16, 2010; April 13 to April 15, 2011.

In Phnom Penh Temp. (°F) Temp. 7 30 CAMBODIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P TO C A M B O D I A For an exhaustive list of events beyond those listed here, check http://events. com, where you’ll find a searchable, up-to-the-minute roster of what’s happening in cities all over the world. CAMBODIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS 3 J ANUARY International New Year’s Day. Your standard countdown and party, sans Dick Clark. January 1. Liberation Day. This holiday commemorates the fall of the Khmer Rouge in 1979 and honors those lost during the regime’s rule and subsequent wars.

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