Cambodia Tours €“ A Perfect Blend Of Ancient Culture With Modern Exotica.

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She wore sandals on her feet.

Sandals that were worn to meet
classroom floors and killing fields,
orchards littered with banana peels.
Sandals that strolled Asia quite free
through temples, markets, the DMZ.
Sandals that walked to cheap beer bars
and stood below Ho Chi shining stars,
beside the countless motorbikes
and one or two cars
carrying the lovers of a coffee culture.
Sandals that jumped with the thumps of late-night-party noise,
and brushed against the ladyboys
and stumbled in the wash of a happy shake
only to wake to a bruised right leg,
a fresh coconut from which to drink,
and a rising Kampuchean day.

Portuguese soldiers in the Ayutthaya Kingdom.

In 1511, Portugal was the first western nation which came in contact and developed friendly relations with Ayutthaya.

After the Portuguese obtained possessions of large tracts of territory in India, their interests turned further east, in 1516, a treaty was concluded with the locals of Ayutthaya, named Siamese. The treaty foresaw in supplying of firearms and ammunition. The Siamese agreed to guarantee religious freedom as well as to facilitate the efforts of the Portuguese in establishing settlements and engaging in trade at Ayutthaya.  

As many as 300 Portuguese nationals subsequently settled down in Ayutthaya, some were traders, others military experts, over the years the number of Portuguese increased in the region.

In 1538, King of Ayutthaya, Chairacha, feeling the expansive policy from neighboring Burma, engaged in a military cooperation with the Portuguese. A
company of Portuguese soldiers - about 120 men - was put at his service for his personal protection and as military advisers, instructing the Siamese in musketry.

King Chairacha assisted by his Portuguese soldiers, attacked the Burmese, and drove them out of his dominion. The Portuguese did such a good service during the military campaign that the Siamese King rewarded them with various commercial and residential privileges. A piece of land in the southern part of Ayutthaya was granted to the Portuguese as their official residence.

In 1567 the first Roman Catholic missionaries arrived in Ayutthaya, apparently as chaplains for the Portuguese soldiers, who’s presence increased. In 1584, after the declaration of Independence from Burma by King Naresuan the
Great, a group of Roman Catholic Portuguese priests of the Franciscan Sect had come to build their church in the Northern area of the Portuguese Village.

By the end of 1613 and beginning of 1614, we see Portuguese mercenaries back in action during a Burmese attack on Tavoy and Tenasserim. The Siamese reinforced with Portuguese soldiers were able to drive out the Burmese from Tennaserim with considerable losses and reconquered Tavoy. 

Today, former Ayutthaya Kingdom is distributed as part of different nations, such as Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and China.

There is still a very small Portuguese community in Bangkok that descended down from the Ayuthaya period. Most of them married into Thai and changed their surnames to Thai but some still use Portuguese.


Today was my first day in Cambodia. Amount other things (which are too important and heart breaking to lump with these photos) I spent some time with the locals. I had breakfast to the chants of the monk and while quad bike riding through the rural villages of Cambodia I made friends with this beautiful little girl. So far Cambodia has brought the goods. Tonight is beer games in the hostel with many drunk international backpackers. Let’s hope I represent my country well!

What dish do you believe best represents Cambodia?

I’m making a spreadsheet listing down the special national dishes of as much countries as possible so that I can taste each of their cultures. What do you think is the best dish to represent Cambodia?

I’ve been going around reddit looking for dishes and here are examples:

Japan: Traditional Japanese Breakfast

Kenya: Nyami Choma

Vietnam: Banh mhi, Pho

I am a foreigner and will most probably only understand English. Thank you for replying!

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