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For an organisation famed for its secrecy, one shouldn't be surprised that the exact circumstances behind Pol Pot's detah remain murky. Depending on who you talk to, he was murdered by his erstwhile comrades, poisoned by the Thai military, suffocated due to illness or died in his sleep -- just to ... read more
From the border crossing, a dirt road runs along the escarpment, with the first stop being the remains of Son Sen and Ta Mok's houses. Ta Mok (also known as the Butcher) was known for many things, brutality amongst them, but looking at his house, architecture was not his strongpoint. Located ... read more
Pol Pot's House, as with Ta Mok's is set near the edge of the escarpment. Although Ta Mok's house has the better view, it is still worth perservering out to visit this house. Pol Pot's house has been substantially damaged, though there remains a cellar/bunker that you could crawl into if you ... read more
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