Cambodia...Part II

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Up close to the real thing
Apart from going to Angkor Wat when you are in Siem Reap, Cambodia, one must also visit the "Landmine Museum" & the "War Museum". The Landmine Museum is not like an ordinary Museum. It's actually a small village where most of the people staying there had their arms or limbs amputated as a result of the explosions of landmines. It is said that there are still approximately 4 to 6 million more landmines unexploded all over Cambodia that is still unearth. Going there and taking each steps alone gives me the adrenaline rush.
In the "museum" you will be facinated & feel "haunted" at the same time by the amount & different types of landmines scattered around the whole area. This place is second only to the Monument cemetery at the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh that gives you the creeps.

The War Musuem on the other hand was much more interesting. You are able to get your hands on all the war weapons. yes..every single one of the weapon from AK-47 to rocket launchers used by the Khmer Rouge. Those weapons are sure heavy.. At the main entrance you could also hop into the jet fighter & a helicopter.
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Up close to the real thing
Up close to the real thing
Welcome to landmine museum
Welcome to landmine museum
Take a pick
Take a pick
More landmines
More landmines
Danger!
Danger!
Hop on anyone?
Hop on anyone?
AK-47? M-16?
AK-47? M-16?
Cool huh?
Cool huh?
Pol Pots remains
Pol Pot's remains
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