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In 1967, Jackie Kennedy made a private pilgrimage to Cambodia to see the temples at Angkor.
Instagrammers have a hard time competing with the romance and wild-tale slinging of foreign correspondents – a fact Cambodia's foreign correspondents clubs adroitly play upon.
Walk along a path through the trees. Then stop for a few moments, breathe the air deeply, look at the greenery around you, listen to the birdsong and smell the rich scents of nature. Refresh, revitalise and repeat.
Bang. Boom. Bang. Whoosh, Bang. Boom. Whoosh. Bang. Sharp, loud noises of a violent nature seem to be emerging from nowhere. It's the sort of stuff the vigilant, tremulous international traveller does not need to hear when in foreign climes in 2019.
When he was growing up in France's Loire Valley, Christmas dinners at Joannes Riviere's place were a little unusual.
When US punk band Dead Kennedys released their 1980 hit song Holiday in Cambodia, the title was redolent with irony.