Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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In which I am ruined..., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

In which I am ruined...

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Overwhelming... amazing... and this is but one site... in five I visited yesterday... ...

Cambodia!!!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia!!!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough

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... a bad omen and abandoned it. They eventually abandoned the entire city of Angkor by the 1400’s because of a drought. Besides Angkor Wat, my favorite temple was Ta Prohm. It is popular among tourists because it has really old, giant trees that have ...

Mekongdeltaet og Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Mekongdeltaet og Cambodia

A travel blog entry by rielorentzen

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... var stadig en ret sćrlig fornemmelse at vćre pĺ dette meget hellige sted. Christina og jeg tog os god tid til at gĺ rundt ved Angkor Wat - tror faktisk det tog os smĺ tre timer, inden vi var klar til at křre videre i vores tuk tuk. Angkor Thom, den ...

Temple, Temple and more Temple's, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temple, Temple and more Temple's

A travel blog entry by cam.edwards

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... up and just chatted. We then got up and ready at 4am to meet everyone else at 4:45 to go and see the sunrise at Angkor Wat however there wasn't much of a sunrise unforunately but still managed to get some good pictures! We then went back to the hotel and ...

Kingdom of cambodia, Siam Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Kingdom of cambodia

A travel blog entry by tony-claire

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Cambodia ...

Angkor Wat - den první, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - den první

A travel blog entry by jimmynosek

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... nevadí, jelikož je mladý, perfektně upravený a umí plynule anglicky. V 5:30 přijíždíme k pokladnám na Angkor Wat a bohužel zjišťujeme, že pokladny nepřijímají platební karty, s čímž jsme ...

Angkor Wat - den druhý, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - den druhý

A travel blog entry by jimmynosek

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Druhý den v Siem Reapu se rozhodujeme absolvovat na kolech. Ne, že by nás ježdění s vlastním řidičem nebavilo, ale přeci jen máme pocit, že na kole by to mohla být větší sranda - tady alespoň já ...

Angkor Wat - den třetí, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - den třetí

A travel blog entry by jimmynosek

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Na třetí den se opět domlouváme s našim starým známým řidičem, že nás odveze na skupinu chrámů Roulos nacházející se cca 25 km východně od Siem Reap. Tyto chrámy jsou ze všech nejstarší - ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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We arose at 5.30am to meet our tour guide. He iwas a sweet guy who gave us plenty of information. We visited 4 temples on day 1 and 2 on day 2, before flying to Thailand. The photos do the talking here, it was an amazing experience to walk through all ...

Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Thom

A travel blog entry by t3r

plus de batterie :D ...

Continuing to explore the Angkor complex, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Continuing to explore the Angkor complex

A travel blog entry by papadisu

Today we visited seven temples. Each has individual characteristics, architecture and stories. Mr. Bunny did a job job of sharing his knowledge of the architecture, royalty and religious significance of each with ...

Banteay Kdei temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Banteay Kdei temples

A travel blog entry by papadisu

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Constructed in the late 12th early 13th century. It was originally used as a Buddhist monastery built under Jayavarman VII. The Buddha images were destroyed when the rule was changed to a Hindu ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Rep, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by marie_mc

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... to Vietnam to do !! Ta Phrom was a 12th century Mahayana Bhuddist Temple, and one of the Ankhorian's largest structure.  Unlike Angkor Wat, Ta Phrom has been left as it was found by the French explorers, (while the likes of Angkor have been ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by danandhat

Today, we visited the famous Angkor Wat temple. After we got done for $20 each, which is a bit much for looking at stone but never mind, we went to Angkor Wat. The first thing that greets you as you arrive is the 200yd wide moat surrounding the ...

Tag 2, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Tag 2

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

... allgemeine Informationen ueber Landminen weltweit.  Das Museum haben wir verknuepft mit einem ausserhalb liegenden Tempel in der Angkor Anlage... Gleichzeitig war es eine schoene Pause vom radfahren.. es ist doch schon sehr heiss und ...

Banteay Kdei, Banteay Kdei, Cambodia travel blog

Banteay Kdei

A travel blog entry by tinayoung

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Similar to Ta Prohm and Preah Khan, Banteay Kdei was a quick visit.  Looking around, you could see that some maintenance was being done.  Wooden frames are angled into the walls to prevent the stones from losening further.  Great trees ...

There are no foreign lands ..., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

There are no foreign lands ...

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... the time, Angkor was the largest city in the world (1 million), outpacing Rome and Paris. It is generally accepted that Angkor Wat was a Hindu funerary temple for King Suryavarman II and oriented to the west to conform to the symbolism between the ...

Primer dia en Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Primer dia en Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by sudeste2012

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Angkor Wat - A true wonder of the world, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - A true wonder of the world

A travel blog entry by angelicaglobe

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... I describe the beauty of this one of 7 wonders of the world.   For those of you who dont know about the Angkor Wat temple complex, I'm not going to elaborate on what it is but briefly, it is said to be the largest man made religious monument ...

Sep 29, 2010, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sep 29, 2010

A travel blog entry by clarabell2008

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Temples, temples, temples and some more temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples, temples, temples and some more temples

A travel blog entry by ataplin1986

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... Reap has 3 main temple areas of which there are LOTS of temples per area. First day we went to the main temples, Angkor Wat (Capital temple) an Ta Phrom, known as the jungle temple, the most iconic and the temple used in Tomb Raider film. Despite ...

angkor wat, Angkor wat, Cambodia travel blog

angkor wat

A travel blog entry by odyseus

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Nuns (Monks) on the run, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Nuns (Monks) on the run

A travel blog entry by mscobrien

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... to take good pictures?! I’ll sum it up by my feedback to tripadvisor.   ‘I did the 4 day course ‘Angkor Wat Weekend’ with Nathan in October this year. I had originally only planned to do two days but was quickly converted to ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by kriso80

Angkor Wat is the most famous ancient temple site in Cambodia, and visiting the ancient Angkorian temples is the reason most visitors come to Cambodia, and to Siem Reap. With its five lotus-like towers rising 65 meters into the sky, it is truly a ...

The mighty Khmer, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The mighty Khmer

A travel blog entry by pthitman

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... www. We were in bed early, since we only had one day at this gigantic templesite and wanted to be there for the famed sunrise over Angkor Wat itself, meaning up and at ‘em at 4am once again. The actual Angkor Wat is only one of the many many many ...

Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom

A travel blog entry by terryandlauren

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At 5am we head off to see the many temples just outside of Siem Reap. The main attraction in Cambodia, and our first stop for the sunrise is Angkor Wat. Listed as the 8th wonder in the world and comprising of thousands of intricate wall carvings and the ...

Sep 27, 2012, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sep 27, 2012

A travel blog entry by nanojess

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The City Of Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The City Of Temples

A travel blog entry by cwelch

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... structure.  Tourist traffic has become so heavy that the third tier is restricted to 100 people at a time. Throughout Angkor Wat are virtually continuous bas relief depictions of Cambodian and Hindu legends.  In many places the bas relief are ...

Begging for anything, Thommanom, Cambodia travel blog

Begging for anything

A travel blog entry by tinayoung

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... to make 1000 riel ($0.25) by selling woven bamboo bracelets or get some candy for free.  Begging is not frowned upon in Cambodia, as in Mexico and many other poor countries.  Adults either look at you in curiousity or turn away, so I was a ...

Cambodia, Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by wvjumper

... . It is a more 3rd world country than it's neighbor, Vietnam. We did so much there. Saw the enormous ancient temples at Angkor Wat, went to remote fishing villages where few westerners go, were entertained by the family of our guide in a very poor little ...

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