Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by currin

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... ! Temples of Angkor:  There are many temple ruins in Angkor, the seat of the Khmer Empire but most significantly is Angkor Wat ("temple city"), the largest religious monument in the world.  It was built in the early 12th c as King Suryavarman ...

Hot, hot heat and the temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Hot, hot heat and the temples

A travel blog entry by yippee

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... that below...). We did a river cruise today and went to visit a floating village out on Tonle Sap (the largest lake in Cambodia and life life for many of its citizens).  The villagers live out on their boats and literally everything floats: gardens, ...

Angkor What?, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by preachersix

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Nice if there weren't so many people! Just the sheer size of everything makes it incredible. Everything is a thousand years old- from the ancient temples to the guy standing at the front of the ticket queue. I have never seen so many tourists in all my ...

Temple Touring, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Touring

A travel blog entry by roaming_mcbals

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... that no one could hear. Very touristy and not recommended. Another early bed as we are up at 4.30am to leave at 5am for sunrise over Angkor Wat...poor Jules doesn't do mornings...(although doing remarkably well considering most days start at ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by bethany_

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... around we opted for a pancake from places beside the onlookers. It seemed the locals lived there and made their living from the Angkor wat tourists which I was surprised was allowed, and wonder how they get permission to stay on the grounds. It was a lot ...

Temples, sugar farm, and mine museum, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples, sugar farm, and mine museum

A travel blog entry by russellgibson

... a larger husk. Really clever how everything came from the original product and there was minimal wastage. On the way home we returned to Angkor Wat. I actually wasn’t that keen to go back, we had been yesterday, but Alison was keen to get some more ...

Cambodia I Am Here!, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia I Am Here!

A travel blog entry by jvaldez

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Just landed from New Delhi. Tomorrow I will be visiting Angkor Wat. I am currently about 7 km from Angkor Wat. I'm going to bed. I have a big day tomorrow. ...

Les temples d ángkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Les temples d ángkor Wat

A travel blog entry by maverick64

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... , la chambre dans une guest house avec AC est a 9 dollars. 20.10.2010 Wed Visites des temples principaux et du site principal Angkor Wat qui a la surface de 10 km2 !!!!  Un carre de 3 par 3 entoure dún immense bassin. Visite facile car le site etait ...

Magisch und einzigartig...., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Magisch und einzigartig....

A travel blog entry by mawe

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... die Hälfte. Morgen werden wir schon um 0500 früh abgeholt: wir wollen uns das Erlebnis eines Sonnenaufgangs über der Hauptanlage von Angkor Wat nicht entgehen lassen. Danach werden wir gemütlich im Hotel frühstücken, um dann mit einem TukTuk in die ...

Angkor Wat & the Tonle Sap lake, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat & the Tonle Sap lake

A travel blog entry by eric.kolly

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... . Siam Reap is definitively the hub to go to and from Angkor Wat. Ankgor Wat: Wake-up at 4am to try to catch the sunrise on Angkor Wat. Our friendly guide, Ali, told us that it was freezing in the morning. Well it was not really. Not for a Swiss anyway... ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by buriburibelly

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Day 23 - Angkor Temples, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Day 23 - Angkor Temples

A travel blog entry by beckyleanne442

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... so glad we had a tour guide as they tell you the history and significance of things you may not otherwise notice. Highlights were Angkor Wat reflecting in the pools, the trees entwined in the temple at Ta Prohm (apparently from tomb raider but we've ...

Angkor Wat tempels, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodja travel blog

Angkor Wat tempels

A travel blog entry by simonerob

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... . De tempels zijn de toeristische attractie van Cambodja, buiten de tempels om heb je hier weinig vermaak. We rijden richting de Angkor Wat tempels, een klein half uur vanaf ons hotel. Uit respect voor het geloof moeten vrouwen een lange broek aan en ...

Day 2 sweating at the Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 2 sweating at the Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... ......until I finished off with a return to Angkor in the afternoon before finally flaming out and heading back to town exhausted. Highlights: - Angkor Wat. Sunrise, then inside, up, and all around. Went back in the PM for more. - Bayon. Seems like a pile ...

Banteay Srei, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Banteay Srei

A travel blog entry by papadisu

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This temple was constructed as a Hindu temple to Shiva. Construction was started in the late 10th century by King Rajendravarman. This temple is name translates to "citadel of the ...

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 ...

Temples and Ta-Tas, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples and Ta-Tas

A travel blog entry by marciad

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... 3 of us hired a tuk tuk for 15 bucks and had the driver take us to some of the main temples of the Angkor Wat Complex. The temples, a mixture of hindu and buddhist inspiration, were built between 790 and 1327 so they are legitimately old. There ...

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

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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 ...

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