If you have not heard about Sihanoukville before, then you have not visited some of the most peaceful beaches in Southeast Asia. The name of this peninsula itself sounds exotic and very intriguing – Sihanoukville. The same may be said as well for the name of one of its beaches – Sokha Beach. Where in the world are Sihanoukville and Sokha Beach?
Sihanoukville is a coastal city in Southeast Asia named after King Sihanoukville in the 1960′s. It is in Cambodia. Sadly, King Sihanouk’s reign was short-lived because Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge army executed him and all his allies and took control of Cambodia. In just four years from 1975 to 1979, Pol Pot washed away all the good things that the Cambodian government was doing for its people and for the reputation of their country. So, today, Cambodia is more easily remembered for the atrocities of the evil Khmer Rouge Army and its stone-hearted despot, Pol Pot, instead of King Sihanouk, scenic Sihanoukville, and the beautiful Sihanoukville beaches, including Sokha Beach. [Read more…]