Travel Blogs from Prasat Bakong, Cambodia

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On an endless bus journey, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

On an endless bus journey

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap took 23 hours. Epic journey considering we were told it would only take ...

Chilling in Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Chilling in Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by edddadams

Went swimming in a tiny rooftop pool. Had a Mexican in Siem Reap town, had a few beers. Randomly bumped into Tatjanac a dutch girl that we met in Vang ...

Siem Reap, Cambodia, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by joostes

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We arrived by plane from Ho Chi Minh city to Siem Reap (pronounced See-hum Ree-hup) and since we set foot in Cambodia, its been nothing but pleasant. (Except the heat maybe). We were very surprised by the fast and efficient service at the airport when ...

Angkor Wat i Inne swiatynie, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat i Inne swiatynie

A travel blog entry by kubabe

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... swiatyniach. Opisane beda zgodnie z kolejnoscia zwiedzania, teoretycznie na najwazniejszych konczac choc bylo kilka mniejszych perelek moim zdaniem. Pierwsze 3: Bakong, Preah Ko i Lolei naleza do tzw. The Roluos Group. Znajduja sie one ok 14km na E od ...

Cambodja's trots!, Prasat Bakong, Cambodja travel blog

Cambodja's trots!

A travel blog entry by boazeneline

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... meest bekende. Heel groots en de architectuur is prachtig. Dag 3, hebben we nog een paar tempels bezocht binnen Angkor Thom: 'Bayon', 'Prasat Suor Prat' en 'Terrace of Elephants'. Alle dagen hebben we met de fiets gedaan. Was heerlijk om te doen! Verder ...

Angkor Wat, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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Organised a Tuk-Tuk driver to drive us around all the temples for the day. After purchasing our ticket, our first stop was Angkor Wat, the main temple. We found a guide at the entrance and he showed us around the temple, pointing out the meanings of the ...

Temples Day 2 : Be Prepared !, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Temples Day 2 : Be Prepared !

A travel blog entry by joostes

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... in this HUGE building, with nooks and crannies and halls and passages. Really awe-inspiring. But the negative is that everyone in Cambodia knows this, so it looks like a stadium on cup-final day. Really jam packed, hawkers, tourists, camera-junkies, ...

Temple Hopping day 1, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Hopping day 1

A travel blog entry by joostes

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Angkor means the "Holy City" in Khmer, the Cambodian official language. Angkor is the region of Cambodia which flourished from the 9th to the 15th centuries. The temples in the Angkor area are more than a thousand years old ...some of them only piles of ...

Cambodia and the Temples of Angkor Wat, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia and the Temples of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by sarahstead

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... foundation is mainly funded by sponsors with a little bit of government support. There seem to be quite a few projects like this around Cambodia. The Cambodian people and government seem to do a lot to help the poor, unlike in India. Right down to giving ...

Trip to Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Trip to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by lindaormesher

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We woke early for an 8.30 departure to our next stop. The first stop at 11.30am was just for the 'happy room' there were a few distractions namely insects! A choice to buy and eat spiders, cockroach, silkworms or frogs. Think I will give that a miss. ...

Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by maxandclare

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The main reason people go to Siem Reap is obviously how close it is to all the Temples of Angkor. The town itself is a nice little place and we did do a couple of other things while we were there, like a pottery lesson and visiting an artisan ...

Angkor Wat, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by coralee

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... better ones. I'm sure they would have preferred to have been build somewhere else! The foods been really good throughout Cambodia, pretty sweet. Lots of fresh pineapple and coconut milk. Cambodia is definitely the poorest country we've visited but I've ...

Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by alexandmollie

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So after getting up at 5am we rushed to the bus station and caught the 6am bus. The bus journey to the Cambodian Border took about 6 hours. We got off the bus and asked the driver where to go so he pointed so we followed. We then got very lost in street ...

Siem Reap - Temples, swimming and the circus!, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap - Temples, swimming and the circus!

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... a different bus.....possibly the hottest bus we had been on yet. We drove through lots of countryside and could tell that Cambodia was a lot less developed than other countries in Asia and poverty was obvious. The roadsides felt a lot like India, lots of ...

Day Two: Siem Reap, Cambodia, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Day Two: Siem Reap, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by martha.radtke

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... , and my vacation was made. We had some drinks at bar called Angkor WHAT? (Pretty punny, because the biggest temple in Cambodia is called Angkor Wat) and spent the night dancing in the bars with the Cambodians. As you would expect from Carolyn Radtke's ...

Roulous English lessons Angkor Day 4, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Roulous English lessons Angkor Day 4

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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2 and 1/2 days solid of Angkor Wat. We needed a break just through sheer physical exertion and heat exhaustion. The Angkor Wat experience is equal to the effort you're willing to put in - no pain no gain and all that.. With that in mind we decided an ...

D51 - Bus to Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D51 - Bus to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

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A minibus with big speakers & coloured strip lighting............a right party bus, picks us up from the Billabong and takes us to the bus terminal at about 7.30 the bus leaves at about 8am. We're pretty much on time and the coach trip is about 6 ...

Siem Riepissä temppeleitä tutkimassa, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Riepissä temppeleitä tutkimassa

A travel blog entry by free_falling

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Kamputseaan saapuminen oli omituisin tällä reissulla. Tiesin että turistiviisumia varten pitää olla valokuva mukana, niitä olikin varattu passin uusinnan yhteydessä. Kuitenkin meinasin pudota, kun vastassa oli ...

D52 - Tempting Temples, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D52 - Tempting Temples

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

... account and it is so i try to contact the bank using my phone but can't get out, thankfully Ian's phone works. We know that Cambodia isn't the problem because it worked in Phnom Penh, I spend the next 30 mins on the phone speaking to the bank then their ...

D53 - Rain stops play, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D53 - Rain stops play

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

Todays plan was a 2nd day at the temples so we arranged for Tan to pick us up at 8am, it's 7.30 and as we finish breakfast it starts to pour down. We decide that a day at the hotel wouldn't be a bad idea so we ask Lim to cancel Tan & the tuk tuk ...

D55 - Tomb Raider, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D55 - Tomb Raider

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

Our last temple day and Tan asks us what we want to see, we have left Ta Prohm, the famed tomb raider temple to last, the pictures show the trees growing out and over the temples. We are very lucky for the first 20 minutes there are hardly any people ...

D57 - packing & planning, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D57 - packing & planning

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

It's change room time this morning, we phone reception and someone comes to helps us go down two floors to the first floor. The room is identical but the view is not quite as good although those around the pool would have a good view of us so we now need ...

D54 - Angkor What?, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D54 - Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

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We are really looking forward to visiting the most famous temple Anchor Wat today, the weather is good and our tuk tuk awaits so we are off for another temple day. We haven't started quite so early it's 9am and we agree with Tan which route we would like ...

D56 - Poolside day, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

D56 - Poolside day

A travel blog entry by kimrichings

Oh this is so good not to have anything planned today, sun is out & pool is calling. We have confirmed our two extra nights (we have to change rooms on the last one) and are going to stay around the pool all day. Kim turns into a 'European person' ...

Finishing up in Cambodia, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Finishing up in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by amyandrich

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... !! Our last night we went to Curry Wallah (the same place we went with Arie & Keshia) and enjoyed a gorgeous curry and Cambodia beer. We worked out we had actually spent just over two weeks in Cambodia! The time had flown, our original plans saw us ...

To Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

To Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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An early start, though with a delay. My bus was at 7, so I was due to be picked up from the hostel and taken to the bus at 6.30. Nothing by 7, Anna explained to me but I didn't follow. Hopping onto the back of a motorbike-backpack on, case stuffed in ...

Cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women..., Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women...

A travel blog entry by buttonie

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... from the Vientiane blog!! I'm loving the audience participation guys!! Keep it coming, the comments make my day!! Finally arrived in Cambodia!! Mission of a trip! Tal (my Israeli bodyguard) and I got an early (8am IS EARLY) boat off the island and headed ...

Travel daze, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Travel daze

A travel blog entry by erinlisagk

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Nothing very interesting to report from the last couple days! Our last morning in Mui Ne consisted of last minute sun tanning before we caught a bus to Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon in the afternoon. That journey = 6 hrs. We found our hostel (located in a ...

Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by kevinhogan

Well it was an early start today and travelled to Siem Reap by bus. It was a 6 hour trip and a sore bum. When I got here I decided my trip back to HCMCITY was going to be by air. Unfortunately it's all booked out so I have another bus ride ahead to get ...

Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by backpackerbecs

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We visited so many temples in Siem Reap that it would take me too long to remember them all and put a proper post together at the moment so I will just upload photos until I have time to elaborate. I am also have hundreds of photos from here so might not ...

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