— by Christopher Silvester: From Buddhist temples to mine-clearing rats and a range of arts, Cambodia and Laos have plenty to keep adventurous travellers busy

Most visitors to Cambodia head for the temple complex at Angkor Wat in the north-west, staying in Siem Reap, the modern city that has grown up nearby. The first thing that struck me about Siem Reap was how there are virtually no traffic lights and yet the traffic flows smoothly in all directions…

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