Backpacking Cambodia and Vietnam: Genocide Museum

We then headed to the Genocide Museum.  Our guide shared with us the story behind the pictures and structures we saw.  It was heartbreaking to be reminded that people are capable of causing such harm and pain to their fellow human beings.  Infants were thrown up in the air and shot right then and there.  Sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, daughters, sons were tortured and killed.

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Backpacking Cambodia and Vietnam: The Mishap in Angkor Wat

May 19, 2012, was our day for Angkor Wat.  I looked at images of this beautiful creation a couple of days before our scheduled departure.  And, that got me excited for this trip (plus, it’s my first out of the country trip with Tin!).  But, admiring it through pictures is nothing compared to witnessing its beauty in person.  It was indeed a privilege.

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