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 ...

Day two in Siem Reap!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day two in Siem Reap!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... bridge, and the second was at a small area known as King's Road where there was definitely evidence of the French influence in Cambodia. We had some beers and snacks at a little place called the Blue Pumpkin, and my food-loving eye was quick to notice ...

Sharing is Caring, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Sharing is Caring

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... chatting with the other volunteers and staff members who are around my age, and I'll probably join a couple of them for a pub crawl in Siem Reap on Friday. Mom and Don might come along for a bit, so I hope they're ready to party B-).  We also got a ...

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 penultimate day in Siem Reap O_____O, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The penultimate day in Siem Reap O_____O

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... and chatted while Mom and Don went for a swim. By about 11 I was just getting too tired and knew I still had a fair amount of packing to do tomorrow, so I said goodnight.  Tomorrow is the last blog post from Siem Reap, at least for this trip ...

Last day at the temples!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Last day at the temples!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... , except in the temples, and a lot of the time they are filled with rat poop. If and/or when I come back to Cambodia, I'd probably put aside some money for a microlight tour, which is essentially a glider plane that takes you all around the temples. To me ...

Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor - Amazing, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor - Amazing

A travel blog entry by anna_and_steve

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Luckily for us our adventures with Chris and Josh didn't end in Singapore as they were traveling with us to Cambodia to spend 4 days exploring Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor. Before we set off on our travels 6 months ago I had always thought that ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two for one, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Two for one

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... be interested in taking her friends' spots at a reservation she had made at a really popular and interesting restaurant in downtown Siem Reap. Her friends, unfortunately, have been pretty sick for most of the week so they weren't going to be able to make ...

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. ...

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 ...

"And the Saturday, Sunday"

A travel blog entry by nanders

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Today we had plans to head to the temples again, with the driver who also works at Grace House. Our first stop was Bakheng, which is at the top of a hill. It was rather nice climbing up there, and so wonderfully quiet (read: we were basically the only ...

The final week begins... :'(, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The final week begins... :'(

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... Genevieve's is run by an Australian ex-pat, so the Western food is pretty legit. In general I would say that the Western food in Siem Reap is quite good, though.  Most times when we go into the city just for food, we'll go check out the night ...

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. ...

Sousdey chhnam Khmer!!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Sousdey chhnam Khmer!!

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... though I was still not alcohol's biggest fan at that point, I decided I had to try at least one especially since we'd be leaving Siem Reap so soon. It was good (some ginger ale-y, ginny drink) but I still probably could've done without it. I stopped by ...

Final weekend in Siem Reap :(, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Final weekend in Siem Reap :(

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... students, and Kumpheak. Kumpheak was our tuk tuk driver yet again! After picking up Sokmean, we first went to the Made in Cambodia market where I got a few more souvenirs. Then we had to choose a place for dinner. I had heard so many of the Thida's ...

The Start of a 'Holiday in Cambodia' ;), Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The Start of a 'Holiday in Cambodia' ;)

A travel blog entry by nanders

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... onto the tuk-tuk, we took off. Sokhom, our driver, was very friendly and helpful and it was cool to see the streets of Siem Reap while enjoying the breeze (open-air transportation just makes way more sense in this kind of intense heat - it was 35 degrees ...

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 ...

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