Travel Blogs from Siem Riep, Cambodia

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CAMBODIA, Siem Riep and Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

CAMBODIA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... Palace. The rest of the sites were not so beautiful, but essential to visit if you are to understand the horrors of Cambodia's past. We were shocked and speechless as we were taken around a school which was turned into a centre for torturing people ...

Angkhor Wat The F**k., Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkhor Wat The F**k.

A travel blog entry by kris

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writing this a long time after the event, all i can say is it was worth the day pass going and setting out early.. no need to try and time the ruins and temples for the best sunrise/noon/set shot, just take it as it comes and follow your own route. ...

Here a wat! there a wat! everywhere a wat!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Here a wat! there a wat! everywhere a wat!

A travel blog entry by vandall

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The supposed early start was scuppered by a hangover. And I didn't leave til about 9:30 to go look at the temples. A big mistake as the heat here is incredible. I nearly dehydrated to death. But more on that later. I managed to get a moto driver with ...

Dirty town and the dancing road, Bangkok - Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Dirty town and the dancing road

A travel blog entry by vandall

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... fall for its charms. Watching the paddy fields and villages pass by has a mesmerising quality. We soon reached the outskirts of Siem Riep, fast becoming a version of a greek holiday town, with new hotels opening up by the minute. I think that pretty soon ...

The Angkor What?, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

The Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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Today I spent the entire day scooting roond the vast Angkor Temple complex. My moto-guide, the fastest man in Siem Riep, managed to get me round all the main temples within a day which was pretty amazing seeing as most people traipse around in the ...

What a difference a day can make!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

What a difference a day can make!

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... our first impressions, we are and we find it harder to leave by the day. What a wonderful people.... The old town of Siem Riep is lovely. The streets are shit there but they are busting their collective asses to get the place fixed up. Cambodia was a ...

You have got to get to this place!!! It's amazing!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

You have got to get to this place!!! It's amazing!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... the BEST 3 days exploring the temples at Angkor Wat! If there's one place you've got to go to in Cambodia - this is it! It's truly amazing! Siem Reap itself is a nice little town as well and there are an unbelievable amount of hotels and guesthouses - we ...

Cambodia- What an eye opener, Phom Phehn. Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia- What an eye opener

A travel blog entry by aaronnbeth

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Siem Riep, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Riep

A travel blog entry by traciehowe

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... I didn't know whether I would return to Phonm Phen and then go father south to catch a boat to Thailand, or go from Siem Riep on the notorious crappy road that everyone tries to avoid. Phonm Phen sounded like a nice option because I enjoyed my time ...

Last full day in Siem Riep, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Last full day in Siem Riep

A travel blog entry by lrubin

... for 10$ well get an all you can eat Khmer buffet and traditional thai dancing. Ive heard it is a must do while in Siem Riep. Weve already booked seats on a bus leaving tommorow at 12:30 which is supposedly very nice, large and airconditioned. Weve ...

Siem Riep, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Riep

A travel blog entry by kirtley

Siem Riep means, literally, "destroyed by Siam" - an odd name for a town (e.g imagine Coventry as "destroyed by Germans"). I would name it "destroyed by tourism and greed" - not my favourite place in Cambodia, and a bad taste to leave ...

Inconclusive on Cambodia, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Inconclusive on Cambodia

A travel blog entry by reaandtim

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... they'd encountered.  (Some I have placed into "Random Stuff" for you to enjoy.)    With that, we left for Siem Riep, home to the famed Angkor Wat.  Angkor lived up to its reputation and more.  It was phenomenal, enough to ...

Taylor's trail..., Siem Riep, Vietnam travel blog

Taylor's trail...

A travel blog entry by tayloriffic

Siem ...

Orgies of Butterflies, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Orgies of Butterflies

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

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... boulders propped up on earthen columns. Halfway up the trail, a girl tries to sell drinks to sweating hikers from her cooler. Cambodia has the tourist business figured out. We arrive at the site of the waterfall, glossy stones under moss and trees. ...

Glorious Exhaustion!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Glorious Exhaustion!

A travel blog entry by lrubin

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... . We showered and dropped off our bikes. Now well go grab some dinner at the red piano, angelina jolie's favorite digs in Siem Riep... we ate there last night AMAZING!!! The thai curry, coconut milk, potatoes, chicken dish is really out of this world. ...

IN LOVE!!!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

IN LOVE!!!

A travel blog entry by lrubin

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... dinner with them. Everyone here is so genuinely nice. Beth and i just spent our first full day exploring the Angkor temples here in Siem Riep. We hired a driver that we knew from our bus company for 10$ and he drove us to all of the far off temples, ...

Ja-ya-varamandeseven, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Ja-ya-varamandeseven

A travel blog entry by thedays

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Hey gang...we are in Bangkok on the way to Luang Prabang, and had a phenomenal time in Siem Riep. It was really hard to be there, honestly, as the poverty is very in your face juxtaposed with the tourist culture. Lots of kids without shoes or clothes ...

Siem Riep - The Temples of Angkor!!!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Riep - The Temples of Angkor!!!

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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... Siem Riep instead which was our next stop anyway! We also met a couple from Birkenhead on our tuk-tuk (small world indeed!) Siem Riep is Cambodia's biggest tourist town (and also the most expensive) due to its proximity to the Great Temples Of Angkor Wat. ...

When we were in Dark Ages, the Khmer built Angkor., Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

When we were in Dark Ages, the Khmer built Angkor.

A travel blog entry by gareth.young

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... we couldn't ... so out of stubborness and need of exercise, we walked. Interestingly it was a useful ploy in meeting people around Siem Riep because people kept coming up to us going: 'you're the poor suckers that were walkin around Angkor'. Ok ... so ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by kirtley

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Well, I guess this is the dog's bollocks of Cambodia. I tried to find Angelina Jolie, but she must have left early... Here's Ananda Coomeraswarmy's version of the The Churning of the Ocean... It happened long ago that Indra, king of the gods, was ...

Angkor Wat and Siem Riep, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat and Siem Riep

A travel blog entry by polomuiriu

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... roads but luckily we weren't too far from a road side repair shop where a seven year old kid fixed the puncture. Walked around Siem Riep a bit later and then just chilled out back in the hostel as would be getting the buss to Pnom Penh the next ...

Floating village, Tonle Sap, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Floating village, Tonle Sap

A travel blog entry by kirtley

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Tonle Sap is a huge lake - more like an inland sea. The water level in it rises and falls dramatically in the wet and dry seasons. People live in floating villages, where they fish for ...

The Rubble Temple, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

The Rubble Temple

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

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The morning lighting has been good on the film, so we set foot once again on the path of Angkor Wat. This time, I climb up and down, all over all the stupas and around the grounds. With the coming of dawn, there is a crowd sizable to a small music ...

Vagabonder and Mini-Vagabonder Tour Cambodia, Angkor Wat + Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Vagabonder and Mini-Vagabonder Tour Cambodia

A travel blog entry by vagabonder

... to be the description of each Siem Riep road survivor. Siem Riep is the small town nearby Angkor Wat (our destination in Cambodia). One may fly to Siem Riep or the same may be reached overland from Thailand. Prior to the trip V and MV did quite a lot of ...

Angkor, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor

A travel blog entry by sitwed

... , but the internet decided to break just before i had a chance to finish it. I cant be bothered to type it up again so on to Siem Riep, where we are now. We have been here for 2 full days now, which we have spent at the temples of Angkor, which are ...

The Enchanting Beauty of Angkor Wat, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

The Enchanting Beauty of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by lisapeterson0

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We arrived in Siem Reap after spending the whole day traveling from the south coast of Cambodia up to the north. It was a refreshing sight to see such a traditional beautiful hotel awaiting us. (It is becoming so dangerous traveling with these girls) ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by si_ross

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coming ...

The end of cambodia, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

The end of cambodia

A travel blog entry by izzyanderson

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... if we had faced the right way and not fallen asleep on deck chairs! anyway after another day and night there it was time to move onto siem riep. we have done a day and a half in the temples. i say half a day we were up at 4:30am to go and see the sun ...

The good, bad and ugly of cambodia, Siem riep, Cambodia travel blog

The good, bad and ugly of cambodia

A travel blog entry by cariandbob

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we traveled from bangkok to siem riep, cambodia last week. The poverty was really obvious right when you got across the border. we spent 3 days in Siem Riep, and went to Angkor Wat. Wat Pa Prohm was our favorite, with the boa constrictor like trees ...

Temple anyone??!!, Siem Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Temple anyone??!!

A travel blog entry by surfy_sarah

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... of getting money out of caring westerners. Not very nice! Getting the bus this morning back to Thailand. Apparently the road from Siem Riep to the border is quite hellish & very bumpy.........we shall see! It's started raining today so I think the ...

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