Inside the eerie Art Deco remains of Southeast Asia’s ‘St. Tropez’

The sleepy coastal town of Kep, Cambodia, was once a playground for the international jet set — its boulevards lined with Le Corbusier and Bauhaus-inspired mansions.

But now, after decades of war and poverty, those majestic villas lie in fascinating and eerie decay.

Kep was founded in 1908 during French colonial rule — and the French and Cambodian aristocrats made it their seaside escape.

In full: https://nypost.com/2020/02/01/inside-the-eerie-art-deco-remains-of-southeast-asias-st-tropez/

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