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Angkor - Day 1, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor - Day 1

A travel blog entry by rjgrae

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Our first night in Siem Reap (near Angkor temples) was spent trying to book ourselves on a tour to see the temples. We fancied the idea of cycling round, so after an hour or so searching found a good looking itinerary online. After calling tour company it ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim

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... and associated buildings within a walled enclosure.  Our first major site is the Bayon Temple constructed on a similar model to Angkor Wat.  So it has bas relief arranged on three levels on its external walls which offer a fascinating insight ...

Tomb Raider Day, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Tomb Raider Day

A travel blog entry by johnandness

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... think Ness got off lightly!   Next up was Angkor Thom via the South Gate.  It's a much bigger site than Angkor Wat and includes several sights: Baphuon, Bayon (pyramid-like structure), Phimeanakas and the Terrace of the Elephants and many more. ...

Angkor!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor!

A travel blog entry by kevinbogart

So I woke up at 5AM! this morning to make it the 30 minutes by motorbike to Angkor Wat (the most famous Angkor Temple) for sunset. I went out of my hotel to meet up with the Young cambodian (probably early 20's) whom I had commisioned to drive me around ...

Mit dem Fahrrad zu den Tempeln von Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Mit dem Fahrrad zu den Tempeln von Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by bexxontravel

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Fuer ein 3-Tagesticket, das alle Tempel um Angkor Wat beinhaltet, zahlt man 40 Dollar. Wir leihen uns Fahrraeder fur 2 Dollar am Tag aus und fahren alle Tempel ab. Naja, fast alle. Am dritten Tag regnet es wie bloed und wir nehmen uns ein Tuk-Tuk, der uns ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by kylie_jenkin

... prefer it with the trees left as they are- ourselves included! We also covered Bayon, the temple of faces, and then headed back to explore Angkor Wat properly. It was a long and hot day, 32 degrees and 95% humidity- so we were glad to get back to our air ...

More temples...., Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

More temples....

A travel blog entry by kylie_jenkin

... to go again, and this time not to take my camera- just enjoy the sunrise rather than trying to get the perfect shot of Angkor Wat... It was actually a pretty good decision as the sunrise was much better than the previous day :-) Back to the hotel and ...

Let's do the timewarp..., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Let's do the timewarp...

A travel blog entry by sofiabennie

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... and symetric design, with 5 towers in a row and is from the 11th century.  Finally we came go the big kahuna: Angkor Wat, Temple City. The temple on the Cambodian flag. Suryawaraman II built this in the early 12th century as his state temple and ...

Sunset at Phnom Bakheng after arrival at Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sunset at Phnom Bakheng after arrival at Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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I showed up to take in a sunset after the 5 hour drive from Phnom Penh and hit the temple with the best view for a sunset......along with about 1000 others! ...

Angkor........Wat?, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor........Wat?

A travel blog entry by jon-lisa

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... Sucur (or Malcolm as we called him, dont ask us why) as our tuk tuk driver for the morning and he whisked us from Angkor Wat through the South Gate and into Angkor Thom. We also visited Ta Phrom, The Elephant Palace and dozens of other temples, each with ...

Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by jamberley

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... had the best massage ever by some blind masseurs. Absolute bliss.  Our last day of temple sightseeing was to the famous Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. What was impressive about these temples was the sheer size. It is hard to comprehend how on earth they ...

Templos de Angkor, Angkor, Cambodia travel blog

Templos de Angkor

A travel blog entry by rodri

Templos de ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by anelliceabroad

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... 20th Century - disrupted by the Khmer Rouge era but surprisingly not much damage occurred, just stolen Buddhist sculptures. Drove past Angkor Wat's main temple and it was just beginning to get light by this point. Arrived at the bottom of this mountain ...

Angkor Small Tour, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Small Tour

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... I started on the small tour in reverse so that I wasn’t going around with tour groups doing the one day trip of Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei. Not much to see at Prasat Kravan or Sras Srang but there hawkers are there anyway. Banteay ...

Temples of Angkor, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by howszmig

... , meaning we had a very private tour of one of the most popular attractions on earth highlights included watching the sunrise over Angkor wat. the town of Siem Riep the temple where tomb raider was filmed, all over grown with trees  downfalls, the ...

Sunrise at Angkor Wat. Sunset at Pub street., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sunrise at Angkor Wat. Sunset at Pub street.

A travel blog entry by roaming_mcbals

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... . At first we weren't so sure what the fuss is all about but as the early morning sun started to light up different corners of Angkor Wat and we learnt bits and pieces of the history, there became a different feel in the air and more of an appreciation of ...

Cambodia, Cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by katie-jason

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Jason: The first part of our journey from Bangkok to Cambodia went super smoothly. However, the second leg, the drive from the Thai/Cam border, was quite the opposite. The bus was shite, the road was shiter and the storage of luggage was shitest of all. ...

Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples

A travel blog entry by mikeybics

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... to wonder around them all day but I will probably take a guide next time to learn a little more. The most impressive sites were 'Angkor Wat' which is the biggest and probably best preserved of the sites, 'Bayon' which is famous for all of the huge stone ...

31st March - Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

31st March - Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by omclintock

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... monasteries that are still sometimes used but are mainly ruins from the Pol Pot regime. I was knackered but powered through. On arriving at Angkor Wat, the main one, we had a chance to see the sun rise in a great position. It must have been 30 degrees of ...

One of the wonders of the world: Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

One of the wonders of the world: Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by karoinasia

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... wir als Touristen mit dem Fahrrad rumgurkten, war für sie vollkommen unverständlich!   Der eindruckvollste und bekannteste Tempel Angkor Wat hoben wir uns für den 3. Tag auf. Der Tempel ist von einem extrem breiten Wassergraben umgeben und wirkt ...

Off the Beaten Path, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Off the Beaten Path

A travel blog entry by paulambrose

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... in Angkor, I knew no city could be as beautiful and breathtaking as Malacca was. In the heartland of the Khmer heartland of Cambodia used rivers such as the Mekong River as a source of transportation into the Indian Ocean Trade Route. It used its small, ...

Angkor Wat, Thailand, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat, Thailand

A travel blog entry by ethomson

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... were at Angkor Wat the next morning at 5:30 AM to see the sunrise over the wat; however the clouds disappointed us.  Angkor Wat is the largest religious ediface in the world but unfortunately that is its main claim to fame.  As you can see ...

Angkor wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor wat

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm

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Our guide picked us up in the morning and took us to the temple Angkor Wat, South gate Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King and Pimean Akas. After lunch we visited Thommanon, Chau Say Teveda, Ta Keo, Ta Promh, Banteay ...

The Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by t_rev1980

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... Bakheng hill), a pyramid type temple at the top of a hill. Great view. The following morning we woke up to see sunrise at Angkor Wat (means City Temple) which was also quite cool. The sun sets behind the temple so you get a very ...

Epicentrum poteznego imperium, Angkor, Cambodia travel blog

Epicentrum poteznego imperium

A travel blog entry by paula-marcin

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... obronne pozostaly, pokazujac ogrom tych zalozen miejskich. Najbardziej znana swiatu jest niewatpliwie zbudowana w XII wieku swiatynia Angkor Wat, ktora powszechnie uchodzi za najwiekszy obiekt sakralny na swiecie. Sama swiatynia stoi ...

Angkor Wat Day 1, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat Day 1

A travel blog entry by claire_anthony

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... to our bus again to journey to Parat Bayon, positioned at the centre of the ancient city. Built almost a century after Angkor Wat, the Bayon comprises many towers adorned with hundreds of faces carved facing in every cardinal direction. Inside the ...

Angkor Wat?!  Shirley there's not ANOTHER Temple?!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat?! Shirley there's not ANOTHER Temple?!

A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust

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... Say WAT?! I'm a long way from home and my small local Catholic Church now... This place is a world away. Angkor Wat is the national symbol of Cambodia (understandably)... And boy is this country (well its officials) cashing in on it... Attracting over a ...

Angkor Wat Day 1, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat Day 1

A travel blog entry by 12smith

... to the ticket booth and along with many other remorks, bicycles, cars and busses we enter the temple park. We head with most others to Angkor Wat to watch the sunrise. We follow the herd to a spot where a lake in front of the temple will reflect the sun ...

The city of a thousand temples (at least), Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The city of a thousand temples (at least)

A travel blog entry by kay06

Well made it out here. Cambodia is so beautiful, suprising how green it is condioering it si so hot and humid! Spent a day sight seeing in Siem Reap, plenty of haggling over prices in the Central Market. Also went for a bike ride out to the countryside. ...

Day 27 (sunset), Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 27 (sunset)

A travel blog entry by roshansood

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... the sunset over the city and various temples- it was spectacular. I am toying with the idea of seeing the sunrise tomorrow at Angkor Wat but the 4:30AM start is very off putting! Went to a restaurant on pub street tonight with a Sweedish guy and a ...

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