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"Rockclimbing" the Outskirts of Angkor....Beyond Siem Reap, Cambodia

Our dismay at the number of tourists at Ta Prohm (Tombraider location) the day before prompted a 5 am start on our second day visiting the Angkor Archaeological Park. 1,768 more words

Cambodia

Day 2: Temple 5: Ta Som

Period: 12th/ 13th century

King: Jayavarman VII and Indravarman II

It has a gopura with a face and a tree growing around it, so it gives a hint of the other temples- Bayon and Ta Phrom.

South East Asia

Angkor Temples Tour 2. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Virtually all visitors to Siem Reap, Cambodia, visit Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. That’s the priority (and for good reason). But many people stop there, considering Tour 2, “The other temples,” to be an additional itinerary to be done only if time permits.

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Siem Reap

Another round of Temple Run

Today was the second day of our “temple-run” and we went on the grand tour. Grand actually relates to the distance, because these temples are a bit further away than the ones we saw yesterday – it is really impossible to see more than 6-7 temples in a day and enjoy them…. 421 more words

Asia

Unspoken - Ta Som, Cambodia

Suppressing the fear beneath a childlike veneer.
To speak is to summon.

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