Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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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 ...

Feb 20, 2002, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Feb 20, 2002

A travel blog entry by barrontv

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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 ...

Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Ta Prohm

A travel blog entry by t3r

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La maison des arbres. ...

Nov 16, 2011, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Nov 16, 2011

A travel blog entry by theroadshow

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Angkor Wat is a Beauty, Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat is a Beauty

A travel blog entry by jvaldez

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WAT? You get it? Hahaha I crack myself up sometime. Angkor Wat was extremely amazing. It was probably one of the best experiences I have ever had in my entire life. I learned so many great things about this enormous temple. This temple was built for the ...

Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat, Phumĭ ngkr Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... Elephants served as a viewing platform for royal parties and depicts elephants and garuda (a mythical bird-like creature).   Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat are beautiful but the heat was quite a challenge, even before we arrived back at the hotel we ...

Kompong Luong et Kep, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Kompong Luong et Kep

A travel blog entry by nathelouis

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Heal the world, make it a better place - Part 1, Phumĭ Bas Ta Trav, Cambodia travel blog

Heal the world, make it a better place - Part 1

A travel blog entry by marianner

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... my life. Narong currently spends his own money and works with his friends and generous foreign tourists that come to visit Angkor Wat in Cambodia. His dream is to fully establish WHA and help the people of Cambodia to once again stand proud and without ...

Les temples d'Angkor - Episode 2, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Les temples d'Angkor - Episode 2

A travel blog entry by otherguru

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... Penh. Donc Phnom Bakheng est situ en hauteur, il faut grimper la petite colline pour pouvoir observer le coucher de soleil sur Angkor Wat et les rizires alentours. Mon guide dcrit la frnsie autour de cette attraction comme un ...

Temples and Floating Market, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples and Floating Market

A travel blog entry by thelimetree

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The Temples of Angkor Wat and the floating market 27/4 An early start with our cross-eyed tuk tuk driver allowed us to see Angkor Wot and all the other temples without being stuck on these massive organised tours that every other Cambodian in Siem Reap is ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by frida_peter

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... här från taket. Riktiga, duktiga turister slåss nog just nu för en bra plats på utkikspunkten ovanför Angkor Wat och inväntar sen solens sista strålar för att ta det perfekta fotot. Men vi ligger väldigt ...

Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by georgia

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Spent the day visiting Angkor Wat, it was so hot hit 38 degrees and there was no shade so was a very long day but worth it, got up the next morning at 4am to go see the sunrise was tireing but a beautiful ...

Last days, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Last days

A travel blog entry by jamurphy

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Our last full day of our of amazing journey through Vietnam and Siem Reap, we met some new friends- Rebekah King, Tamzin Whamzin, Lee Callingham , Marc J Leong and Hieu Nguyen. Thanks for sharing our adventure, some last photos of our visit to a Buddhist ...

The temples of Angkor and Siem Reap, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

The temples of Angkor and Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by rachelsmith1086

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... it a day but determined to explore the biggest and best known temple at Angkor- completing our 12 temples in 12 hours challenge. Angkor Wat was very impressive but if I'm honest, I preferred some of the smaller temples more. I will never forget seeing ...

Angkor Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Temples

A travel blog entry by angierich

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... to the Temples for sunrise on Sun morning. Unfortunatley, the weather was kinda cloudy we didn't actually see the sunrise over Angkor Wat but it was still an incredible experience. The place was fairly busy with tourists......why do all Asians especially ...

Temples at dawn, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples at dawn

A travel blog entry by alsb73

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... considering they are over 1,200 years old. Some of the Bas-relief are so detailed and untainted it is truly incredible. From Angkor Wat we headed to Bayon and Angkor Thom. These are smaller and less impressive in comparison but the trip through the ...

Day 1 sweating at the Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 1 sweating at the Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... and waterworks spread out over hundreds of square kilometers, much more to it than the mother of all temples, Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious building. Try not to get "templed out" from seeing to many....but each is worth it and ...

Temple Time, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Time

A travel blog entry by littlefixie

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... case that we couldn't actually see the sun rise, but nonetheless it was a cool experience. Instead of going and exploring Angkor wat straight away our guide opted to take us to another temple first-Ta Promh (The temple where tomb raider was filmed) ...

The temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by rennyavm

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... Cambodian cuisine. And a strong lime pepper sauce on a beef dish in Angkor enticed all of my taste buds.  I now list Cambodia, not just Angkor Wat, as the places I've visited on this trip. I'm glad I spent an extra day in Battambang and on the river ...

Its Temple Time, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Its Temple Time

A travel blog entry by boesabroad

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... have been worse. We could have still been in Vietnam and you do not want to fall into their gutters, yuck. In comparison, Cambodia is much cleaner and tidier; so there you go a silver lining in every situation. Lunch was great, consisting of satay's, ...

The Big One, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Big One

A travel blog entry by boesabroad

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... labour to complete. In this heat, I'm sure that wasn't pleasant... However all the hard work paid off as Angkor Wat proudly adorns Cambodia's flag today representing the soul of the Khmer people. After all that history, walking and climbing we sat in the ...

The Way To KOBURA, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Way To KOBURA

A travel blog entry by kounkat

This is the way to go to KOBURA to inside the Angkor Wat ...

Temple of Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temple of Ta Prohm

A travel blog entry by geotravels

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... built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th and early 13th century. He was the most prolific builder of all the Angkor Kings, quite a distinction when one considers the number of temples erected during the empire's golden age. The majority of the sites ...

Sonnenaufgang in Angkor Wat....., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sonnenaufgang in Angkor Wat.....

A travel blog entry by mawe

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... 0445 ist "Tagwache", unser bewhrter TukTuk Fahrer (Mr. Rith) wartet schon vor dem Hotel auf uns. Ab gehts in Richtung Angkor Wat. Bald mssen wir erkennen, dass nicht nur wir diese blendende Idee haben, sondern mit uns noch hunderte andere Leute auch! ...

Happy New 2008, Siam Riep, Cambodia travel blog

Happy New 2008

A travel blog entry by ethanmcclean

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... hotel or buy a capuccino while around the corner stilted shacks house a whole family. I spent the last day of the year at Angkor Wat, getting there before sunrise. There are lots of tourists doing the same thing, jumping off coaches in the dark you all ...

Angkor Wat and the Temples of the Siem Reap region, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat and the Temples of the Siem Reap region

A travel blog entry by shaplandtracker

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... has taken place at the other temples. Our second day visiting temples started with an 0515 tuk-tuk to catch sunrise over Angkor Wat. Unfortunately it was a little cloudy meaning that we didn't get a spectacular view but were neverless happy to be ...

Angkor Wat - Day 4, Angkor Wat National Park, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - Day 4

A travel blog entry by pwhy

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   What a huge day, today. Leaving at 7:30, I bicycled north past Angkor Wat, to just past Bayon, a 10 kms ride, where quite a few temples are. Baphuon Temple is fairly large with a stone pathway leading to it. One can also find the terraces of ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by suzhu

... do it - high noon - so David was drenched in sweat by the time we got down again.  We finished up at Angkor Wat ("Temple City"), which is indeed very impressive although I think it was probably more incredible to look at before they brought in ...

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