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'Dark tourism' can bring light to realities

During a trip to Battambang, Cambodia early last year, a friend and I made a stop at Phnom Sampeau, a limestone outcrop known for its breathtaking views and a complex of ancient temples at the summit.

On the way up, we also stumbled upon an area known as the "killing caves" - a cluster of dark, musty caves that had once been a site of genocide horror under the Khmer Rouge regime.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 04, 2018, with the headline ''Dark tourism' can bring light to realities'. Print Edition | Subscribe