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Day Ten

Royal Palace Park - S21 - Killing Fields - Independence Monument

Our main event of today was a visit to the Killing fields. The tour left around one o clock. Before that we had plenty of time to have a nice walk around the hotel.

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After following the river walk we came across the Royal Palace Park. The palace itself is closed on Sunday, but there were plenty of people at the park.

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On the right of the palace lies another park, that has seen better days.

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We looped around through Wat Bottom Park, that looked very desolate.

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After a quick lunch at the hotel we headed to S21, a former high school turned Khmer Rouge prison &interrogation center.

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We had a very nice guide show us around the complex and met one of the four living survivors.

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After the tour we headed to the Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge lead by Pol Pot killed thousands of people.

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This monument houses hundreds of skulls and bones that were recovered from the fields.

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Back in our hotel we freshened up, chilled a bit on our balcony and headed for dinner.

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On our way to the restaurant, called mok mony. We came across the Independence Monument.

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After dinner the park surrounding the Independence Monument really had come to life. With loads of people chilling in the park.

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