This is the traditional Cambodian dancer in a costume. The Cambodian,also known as Khmer was one of the oldest civilization in Southeast Asia, before the Chinese occupation. At the height of the Khmer Empire, the country's boundaries were believed to span from some portion of Thailand to the entire South Vietnam. The Angkor Wat is a popular landmark in Cambodia that was a site of an ancient society that was discovered by a western explorer. Some experts believed the decline of the country was caused by rival neighboring countries with superior military power or perphaps a deadly plague that left the Angkor Wat desserted. The Pol Pot era in the recent decade was a big turning point in Cambodian history. The leader made a very bad intellectual and moral decision to execute millions of innocent people.
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