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Day twenty two: Angkor Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day twenty two: Angkor Temples

A travel blog entry by krishnad

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Itinerary: Today continue your sightseeing of Angkor Archaeological Park.    Our day: First, this morning...... Angkor Wat: We left the hotel at 0615 and arrived at Angkor Wat at first light. Our guide took us through  the forest route, and ...

Day twenty one: Angkor Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day twenty one: Angkor Temples

A travel blog entry by krishnad

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... all his life in this area, and he has been a guide for over ten, so we left it to him to show us the highlights of Angkor.    And that is what we did over the next few days. So...let the photos speak for themselves:      ...

Sunrise at Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by awehrbar

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... .  From the top of the main temple towers, there is expansive views of the Angkor grounds.  The entire experience at Angkor Wat and the temples of Angkor was nothing short of amazing.  The fact that such ancient buildings are still standing ...

Angkor What?!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?!

A travel blog entry by 12bex12

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So a 5.30am start and coach to Angkor Wat where we saw the sunrise. Quite impressive. Next stop the tomb used in the film Tomb Raider. A place quite easy to get lost. Then onto Bayan a Buddist temple which is in a poor condition. Came back to hotel for a ...

Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

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... is just too much to say in this blog about too much I don't know enough about.  Get a book and read about Angkor Wat!!! Today – catching up on administrative work for the new job and Australian visa! Angkor Wat is an awesome temple complex ...

Day Sixteen- Angkor Wat Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day Sixteen- Angkor Wat Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by vinnydoc

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... Empire. The Kymer empire was also the most powerful empire in the world and controlled all of Cambodia, Laos, central and southern Vietnam and also Thailand. Angkor Wat is the main temple area and it took about 37 years to build and I cannot describe the ...

Dream Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Dream Angkor

A travel blog entry by jackmclellan13

... me towards it. First of all when people refer to ‘Angkor Wat’, they are not normally referring to the Angkor Wat they are normally referring to the whole area of hundreds of temples, of which the famous tomb raider looking temple is ...

Tag 3, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Tag 3

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

Und wieder mit dem Fahrrad unterwegs. Das Beste haben wir uns bis zum schluss aufgehoben. Den Angkor Wat Tempel bei Sonnenaufgang. Auch hier kann ich nur sagen..Fotos kommen und sind sehr schoen. Dafuer sind wir heute schon um 4.45 losgefahren. Sehr frueh ...

Ta Som, Prasat Ta Som, Cambodia travel blog

Ta Som

A travel blog entry by tinayoung

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Just east of Neak Pean, we enter another kind of temple.  This is where we get our first taste of how it looks when nature completely reclaims man-made structures.  A sacred fig has claimed a stone doorway as it's throne.  These figs are ...

Spoiled, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Spoiled

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... as if we got to know them in a personal way, connecting with them on a level that didn't quite seem possible with Angkor Wat.      The temples of Angkor truly spoil the traveler, because even after finding Ta Prohm completely unique ...

Temples to Worship, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples to Worship

A travel blog entry by claraz8

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... refreshed we walked back to our tuk tuk driver and he pointed to where he would be waiting, then we walked across the bridge into Angkor Wat. The bridge spans quite a distance and takes you over a moat that is so large it could be a lake! On the ...

Angkor Wat-Largest Religious Monument in the World, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat-Largest Religious Monument in the World

A travel blog entry by clarkgoshawk

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... a 200m wide mote, and had a stone causeway entrance, guarded with stone Lions and Snakes. The central tower is 700' high. Angkor Wat is perfect in construction and balance, its proportions and structures make it one of the finest monuments in the world. ...

Potstock says hello from Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Potstock says hello from Angkor Wat in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by laura_potter

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... brilliant. It was the first time we've been out of the touristy areas and we got to see a more genuine side of Cambodia. We passed people weaving through the towns and villages with all sort of things strapped to their motorbikes including a couple with ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by felipeeamanda

Hoje foi o grande dia no Camboja. Visitamos os templos de Angkor Wat. Ficamos muito impressionados com todos os templos. Lugares lindos, cheios de misticismos. Acordamos as 4.30 da manha pois o plano era ver o sol nascer na frente do grande Angkor Wat. ...

A Wonder, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

A Wonder

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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... for a Buddha temple later on. Angkor Wat is the main temple but there are many other temples in the area. After watching the sunrise over Angkor Wat, I went to visit Bayan Temple. The Bayan is made up of 54 towers with a face knew each side of every tower ...

The Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen

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... , it was already 30 degrees, it was just on 7am! Angkor Wat So, first off we visit the massive temple of Angkor Wat, the largest religious structures in the world. The incredible state of preservation, its design and its sculptures have made Angkor one ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by jellenoff

... the parts from Nepal and Thailand. For the meantime, all you need to know is that I'm now in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I departed at 4am to go to Angkor Wat to see the sunrise. Angkor Wat is the largest religious site in the world, and boy was it big.The ...

Welcome to Cambodia!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Welcome to Cambodia!

A travel blog entry by markjoy

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Hm no we didn't had the greatest welcome in Cambodia, unfortunately. In bangkok we booked a transfer included bordercrossing service. It went well till we got at a restaurant at the border, here we had lunch and the smalll office took care about the Visa ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by starula

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Temples, heat, temples and even more heat....beautiful, ...

Cycle to Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cycle to Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by longtail

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Cycle to Angkor ...

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Siem Reap (Angkor Wat), Cambodia travel blog

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by quepasahombre

... , but beautiful sunset. The next day I hired a bike (2USD) and cycled round the grand circuit and stopped at Angkor Wat (truly impressive, beautiful architecture in good condition (well restored I guess?) and big - approxmiately 1 square kilometre site) ...

Angkor Wat - Day 3, Angkor Wat National Park, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - Day 3

A travel blog entry by pwhy

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   Another tuktuk outing today to visit the Roluos Group of temples, comprised of three late 9th century temples, Bakong, Lolei and Preah Ko. These are all east of Siem Reap within a few kms of each other. They are smaller sites, but still ...

Teil 2 Besuch Wat Thom - Bayon Tempel, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Teil 2 Besuch Wat Thom - Bayon Tempel

A travel blog entry by georghenn

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Zweiter Stop, die Anlagen von Angkor Thom und hier der Tempel Bayon. Hier handelt es sich um eine zentrale Tempelanlage, die die von einer 12 km langen Mauer, die ein Quadrat bildet umschlossen ist. Auch dieser Tempel wurde als hinduistischer Tempel ...

Angkor Temples - Day 21, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Temples - Day 21

A travel blog entry by wejansen

... will update later (was an Awesome day ...

Day 4, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by jamurphy

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Laura and I are now off to visit our sponsor child Heang at Sunrise, then a wander round Angkor Wat...  Highlight of our brief trip was today meeting our sponsor child Heang. I began sponsoring Heang after my last visit to Siem Reap. Heang's mother ...

Lever du soleil, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Lever du soleil

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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... bassin royal ? nous oui... Brahma, Shiva et Visnou nous ont offert une météo à rendre jaloux un îlien pacifiste. Au revoir Angkor, nous avons touché tes couleurs et repartons aussi orgueilleux que ton sublime royalisme...       ...

2nd Day at the Angkor City & Last Stop in Camb, Angkor Krau, Kambodscha travel blog

2nd Day at the Angkor City & Last Stop in Camb

A travel blog entry by fabioontheway

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... wollten wir auch noch den Sonnenuntergang sehen, doch auch das wurde nichts, der Horizont war zu bewölkt. Fazit: Angkor Wat ist das Achte Weltwunder und ein Muss für jedermann. Diese Stadt ist sehr beeindruckend und eifach unglaublich was hier ...

The City of Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The City of Temples

A travel blog entry by 8spike

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... guide also gave us some history regarding how invasions from the West forced the Khmer empire to move its capital East and Angkor Wat was somewhat forgotten for a couple hundred years. It was later rediscovered by colonists, and since the temples were of ...

Angkor - Day 3, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - Day 3

A travel blog entry by rjgrae

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... car instead :) - much less sweaty! So instead our self inflicted hardship of the day was a 4am start to see sunrise over Angkor Wat. Definitely worth it in the end as although cloudy in places, the view is amazing at a little lake to the North west side ...

Turning the Body, Pre Rup Cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

Turning the Body

A travel blog entry by tinayoung

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Pre Rup is a temple mountain, and its name means "turning the body", which refers to the turning of a corpse in the typical cremation ritual. I actually really liked Pre Rup, and I can't exactly put my finger on it.  I liked the layout.  I ...

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