Travel Blogs from Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Being Lara Croft, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Being Lara Croft

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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Our second day of temple exploration was undampened by the heavy rainfall which started during breakfast. Our driver, Mr Bon, took us to Ta Prohm as the first stop. Tiar had advised us to get up and go before breakfast, and it soon became clear why. The ...

Siem Reap - Tomb Raider 2, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap - Tomb Raider 2

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... , I can't believe that anyone can afford not to. Having said all that, if there's one place in Cambodia that deserves a good, lengthy visit, it's Siem Reap. Here's why ..... It's 4.45am, i'm out of bed and angry. These temples had better be bloody ...

Fish Massage, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Fish Massage

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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Do not go to Siem Reap and not visit the Fish Massage pool at the night market. Guarenteed smiles on faces or your money back. I think they're called kissing gouranis, others say they're baby Piranhas (they might well be both). It tickles like ...

The Best Laid Plans..., Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The Best Laid Plans...

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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Today seemed like a good day to secure my travel plans back to Bangkok and then explore more of Siem Reap before departing tomorrow morning. I went to two different travel agencies in town here and then debated my options. There's an air pass with Bangkok ...

Deep fried spiders, Phnom Penh, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Deep fried spiders

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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We had a full morning in Phnom Penh before we needed to catch our bus to Siem Reap. We wandered down to where the muddy brown waters of the Tonle Sap met the blue flow of the mighty Mekong. Boats journeyed up and down the rivers, and families ...

Templed out, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Templed out

A travel blog entry by zee

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... cool. Therefore fast boats must be uber-cool. This was our reasoning as we paid triple the bus fare to catch the fast boat to Siem Reap, home of the most beautiful and complex temple region in the world. The boat was uber-cool, and being able to ride on ...

Day in the life of a Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day in the life of a Cambodia

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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... classroom (and the doorway and windows) and distributed the gifts. We then toured a pagoda and learned of Buddhism in Cambodia. From here we harvested some rice which lead to the discovery that i was a cycle wielding natural. Considering this career ...

Into Cambodia... easier said than done!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Into Cambodia... easier said than done!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... officer who is standing right below the sign that says $20 and just begging for a problem! "5 hour", 153 kilometer drive to Siem Reap:  12 hours and the bumpiest ride of my life! Flat tire after about 50 kilometers into Cambodia:  ...

Shake, Rattle and Roll, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Shake, Rattle and Roll

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... on sunday we hopped on a boat for four hours. this was the beginning of a tiring, yet interesting, 36 hour journey to get to siem reap, cambodia. from the boat we took a tuk-tuk to our bus. we got on the bus around 7:30, headed for bangkok, and had a ...

Angkor Wat??? Bar is a great place!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat??? Bar is a great place!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... that provides for a great evening of chilling and watching the sunset with Tara, a girl from Arizona that lives and works in Siem Reap, of all places.  We have a great time chilling and talking about the difference in the cultures and enjoy the ...

Snooky Ville to Siem Reap - home of Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Snooky Ville to Siem Reap - home of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... relay, running relay and sidestep relay....all in all many calories burned. Monday, today we would explore the very thing that Siem Reap was famous for... its Wats (temples).  There are several temples with Angkor Wat being the biggest of them ...

Tomb Raiding in Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Tomb Raiding in Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Here are some photos from our time in Siem Reap and a few of the Angkorian complexes and temples - Angkor Thom and the Bayon, Preah Khan, Ta Prohm (the Tomb Raider temple) and of course the mother of all temples, Angkor Wat. ...

Cambodia - Overview, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia - Overview

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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As with Vietnam, the current generation of Cambodia is haunted by the country's recent history. Our day in Phnom Penh, facing up to the horrors of the Pol Pot regime, was frighteningly difficult to comprehend. The nation has had to move forward and it had ...

Phluk and Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Phluk and Temple

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... in the first place they should never have served this. For a place of this stature and allure this was unacceptable, even in a country like Cambodia. We did not let it ruin our day and the second try of the Chef was better. But when we were almost done ...

Back to Hong Kong, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Back to Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... us to the river side where we see the houses build on stilts hanging partly over the water and the contrasting gates to the royal palace. Siem Reap is not a pretty town by all means, dusty dirty and poor. But it feels safe and friendly and it is the base ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... Saturday night we attended a free concert put on by a Dr. Beat Richner of Switzerland who is the chief MD of the Siem Reap children's hospitals. This brilliant man travels all over the world putting on cello conerts to raise money for this hospital. Since ...

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... to tour the temples. These and other backpacker hints offered to you at no extra cost! The temples of Angkor are 5 miles outside of Siem Reap. After stopping to buy my photo ID pass, we started the tour. Angkor Wat is only one of the many temple sites. ...

Cities of temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Cities of temples

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... a magnificent temple. Ornately carved, though not as delicately as Angkor, the carvings were lively scenes of everyday life in Cambodia 800 years ago- hunting, fishing, celebrating. A man bent on one knee, proposing to a woman, Chinese merchants carosing ...

Kampuchea Hosue, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Kampuchea Hosue

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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... , a school and a general area to play. The community center is the latest project at Kampuchea House which is located 30mins from Siem Reap in a village called Dom Dek. Already present at KH are two houses, at least one of which was donated by Wesley ...

Next up.. Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Next up.. Cambodia

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... Luang Prabang, next stop Cambodia. A boring wait and a short flight later we landed at the airport of Siem Reap, in the middle of the country of Cambodia. The landscape is noticeably different here, and it actually looks a bit like Holland from the ...

The extension to The Villa Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The extension to The Villa Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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... ... as well as a bar. This will most likely serve as the principal vantage point for my Uncle Gary, Pop and Dad to view Cambodia from when they come over with the rest of my mum's family for Christmas. The following are photos of the extension. Photos of ...

Amazing Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Amazing Angkor

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... we found out that the taxi we had booked in Bangkok for this part of the journey would not drop us anywhere except the outskirts of Siem Reap unless we booked a guesthouse ahead of time. Big scam of course but what can you do! The drive from the border to ...

Holiday in Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Holiday in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... is now surrounded with a tarmac 'moat'. Since Cambodia opened their skies to international flights tour groups have been pouring into Siem Reap airport and being ferried from their luxury hotels in big, faceless white coaches into the heart of Angkor. ...

Angkor - not the ship kind.  Temple Tour Day 3, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 3

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... all looked at each other and nodded - I don't think so!! It was 9.45 and there was no way we'd be done and back in Siem Reap by 11.30. The guy was dreaming big time! We were off to the The Rolous Group which includes Preah Ko, Bakong and Lolei, and ...

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 2, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - not the ship kind. Temple Tour Day 2

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... that they were on the same road and that we're not diverting from the original route. He had to pass them to get back into Siem Reap but he thought we were asking more of him and demanded more money. We gave him a couple of options. Leave us there and ...

Not Impressed, but excited!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Not Impressed, but excited!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... in the markets and watched people buying up on fresh fishy dinner treats. Anyway, David decided to celebrate this return to Siem Reap (which apparently means 'Siam defeated') with a dinner of the local speciality of Amok fish. This is a dish prepared ...

People and their Places, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

People and their Places

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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... near watatoya and took some photos different people and met a great khmer person who showed me around. When you get further away from Siem Reap the more the people stare as most wouldn't have seen a foreigner before. But on the most part they are all ...

Angkor Archaeological Park., Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Archaeological Park.

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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A six hour bus trip from Phnom Penh north we arrived at Siem Reap, the gateway to the millennium-old temple ruins of the "Angkor Archaeological Park." Home of the legendary (UNESCO-World Heritage Site) Angkor Wat whose significance and visual impact put ...

A day on the Kulen hill, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

A day on the Kulen hill

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... evening dinner. We were driven to town by a very nice tuk tuk driver whom we would try to find tomorrow for a short tour around Siem Reap. We started the evening with a drink or two too many, and ended up having dinner in the restaurant above the bar. In ...

Week Twenty One - Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Week Twenty One - Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... we are still in our respective positions Boat full and people steal positions when they become free. Arrive up narrow inlet to Siem Reap port. Pilot beaches boat several times. At embarkation there are loads of touts with signs waiting for their ...

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