I’m having so much fun checking out old photos of Cambodia from Life magazine that are now available via Google.
Above: The Royal Palace in 1952
Below: The same area now via Google Earth
Below: The moat around Angkor Thom
Below: Back in the 50s there were Royal elephants associted with the Royal Palace. Now Sam Bo is all that is left of the elephants in PP.
Below: This is from a US AID trip to Camobdia. Year?
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Here’s a whole lot more images from LIFE at Google: http://tinyurl.com/khmerLIFEimages