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    • Cambodia The Kingdom of Wonder
    • Contents
      • Cambodia and Me
      • General facts about the country
      • The journey to the country
      • My host family
      • Society
      • The Khmer Rouge
      • Angkor
      • My experience and summary
    • Cambodia and Me
    • General facts about the country
      • Location: in East Asia, it borders Thailand, Laos and Vietnam
      • Population: over 14 million,mostly Khmer people
      • Religion: 95% of the population is Buddhist, the others are Christian
      • Capital: Phnom Penh
      • Official language: Khmer, English and French are widely used
    • The journey to the country
      • Travel arrangements
        • Austrian Airlines (from Vienna to Bangkok)
        • Bangkok Airways (from Bangkok to Phnom Penh)
    • My host family
    • Mona
      • Hungarian, who spent 10 years in the USA, 10 years In Asia
      • Works at the Oxfam America, East Asia Regional Office
      • Position: Deputy Regional Manager
    • Champ
      • Thai, lived in Thailand, spent 3 years in Cambodia
      • Works as a teacher, in his own nursery school
    • Mathe
      • Mona’s and Champ’s son
      • 3 years old boy
    • Society
      • Cambodian people- Khmer
      • Their language : Khmer
      • Religion: Buddhism
      • Main occupations : agriculture, work in the households of foreigners
      • Poverty
    • Society
      • Foreigners
      • Different nations
      • Language: English
      • Work for the embassies, United Nations, different foundations
      • Much better living standard
    • The Khmer Rouge
      • Khmer Rouge: the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea, the totalitarian ruling party in Cambodia
      • Led by Pol Pot
      • Agricultural reform
      • Brutal executions and torture (1.5 million executed)
      • Anti-intellectual policy
      • Resistance movement
      • The KR was removed by the Socialist Republic Of Vietnam
      • Now: Cambodia is constitutional monarchy
    • Angkor
      • Served as the seat of the Khmer Empire
      • The ruins are located in the jungle
      • They are the Unesco World Heritage Site
      • More than one thousand temples
      • The most important temple is Angkor Wat
    • Angkor
      • The seat of the Khmer Empire (AD 802- 1431)
      • Kings were like gods
      • The Khmer Empire: almost the strongest country in Asia
      • Religious purposes: Hinduism, later Buddhism
    • Angkor
      • The fall of the Empire
      • -Thai invaders
      • -The fall of the state
      • religion
      • -Neglect of public works
      • -Natural disasters
      • -Internal fights
    • Angkor
      • The inhabitants left Angkor
      • The city and the temples were cloaked by the forest until the 19th century
      • French archeologist began a restoration process
      • Now it’s a Word Heritage
    • My experience and summary
      • Cambodia: safe, peceful, cleared from landmines
      • Angkor is impressive
      • Developing , poor country, but people are nice and open
      • Diseases
      • Good opportunity to practise English