Bali, Indonesia: Island Of The God

Written by Bliss from

Bali is undoubtedly one ofrepparttar most enchanting place that honeymooners can desire for. Lush greenery, beautiful miles stretched sandy beaches, roaring rivers, crystal clear lakes, tropical forests full of exotic wildlife. There are also picturesque active towering volcanoes over 3000 meters high. A glittering sea, royal treatment byrepparttar 141279 welcoming and warm people makes wonderful memories for honeymooning couple. Indulge in luxurious tropical plants, coconut palms, birds of paradise. Bali provides a haven to rest, relax and recuperate afterrepparttar 141280 exciting, yet exhausting marriage ceremony. There are many resorts and spas where honeymooners can enjoyrepparttar 141281 romantic dining at its best. Onrepparttar 141282 beach front, in a private pavilion, dinner is set in complete privacy underrepparttar 141283 shade of beautiful white canopies, offeringrepparttar 141284 selection of exotic menus. These resorts usually haverepparttar 141285 concept of having each room in a separate private buildingrepparttar 141286 romantic couplerepparttar 141287 most intimate ambience.

Rich cultural heritage is visible everywhere. Over 20,000 temples and palaces to visit, frequented by colorful festivals and ceremonies. Traditional music and exotic dances offersrepparttar 141288 glimpse of beautiful heritage. Commuting is very easy and people are always keen to help in giving directions. Motorcycles, Self driven cars, taxis and chauffeur limousines are different ways to travel to suit everybody’s pocket. Bemos, a mini van, is unique way to commute.

Khmer Rouge Prison 21 – The Chilling High School In Phnom Pehn, Cambodia

Written by Rick Chapo

Most travel stories are ofrepparttar happy-go-lucky variety. Every once in a while, however, one visits a place that evidencesrepparttar 141257 vicious, dark side of mankind. Khmer Rouge Prison 21, known as Tuol Seng, is one such place. It is a stark reminder ofrepparttar 141258 cruelties humanity can visit upon itself.

Tuol Sleng

In 1962,repparttar 141259 high school of Ponhea Yat was opened inrepparttar 141260 center of Phnom Pehn. The school consists of three buildings in a horseshoe layout with each building having three stories. Inrepparttar 141261 1970s,repparttar 141262 name was changed to Tuol Svay Prey High School. In May of 1976,repparttar 141263 school becamerepparttar 141264 headquarters ofrepparttar 141265 Khmer Rouge genocide campaign in Cambodia.

The infamous Khmer Rouge wasrepparttar 141266 ruling party of Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, with fighting going on for many more years. Led by Pol Pot, also known as Brother Number One,repparttar 141267 party is estimated to have killed as much as 1/3rd ofrepparttar 141268 population of Cambodia through murder and starvation. The Khmer Rouge has justly been compared to Hitler for its brutal genocidal actions. Tuol Sleng representsrepparttar 141269 most brutal example.

Tuol Sleng covers roughly a city block, but is tucked back among alleys in Phnom Pehn. Duringrepparttar 141270 Khmer’s rule, two folds of iron sheets encased in electrified barbwire to prevent escape enclosed it. Prisoners were chained to walls and tortured on a daily basis until they admitted crimes againstrepparttar 141271 state. The prisoners were required to follow ten regulations. A shocking sampling include:

1. Do not try to hide facts by making excuses. You are strictly prohibited from contesting me.

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