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Siem Reap: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Phrom

I am already fascinated with Cambodia.The people, the ambience, the art, the history–all distinctive, fresh and intriguing. From the first moment of landing, I was not in Just Another Asian country. 1,129 more words


ANGKOR WAT PALACE – 7th Wonder of the World!

It was really a different trip than what I was expecting. As most of other tourists I came to Cambodia to see the famous Angkor Wat temple but what I truly discovered was exceeding my expectations. 739 more words


The Kingdom (Part 3)

Yay i’m down to my last post on Cambodia!
When we were planning our itinerary weeks prior to our trip we had done research about the bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap; and many sites mentioned that the bus down would take only 4 hours. 1,727 more words


Cambodia: The Ancient Past

There will be many pictures in this post.

Phnom Penh left its impressions. Imagery and emotional shadows that I will never forget. And that was but the… 1,514 more words


Smiling stone face of Bayon Temple

Dating from the 12th century, Bayon Temple is the spectacular central temple of the ancient city of Angkor Thom.
Bayon is known for its huge stone faces of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, with one facing outward and keeping watch at each compass point. 73 more words


Khmer Empire and the Angkor Temples

We arrived to Siem Reap, Cambodia on a hot afternoon. The day time high here is around 99 degrees farenheight and the night time low is a cool 88 degrees. 690 more words

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