Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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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 ...

Angkor Watt, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Watt

A travel blog entry by mattey

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Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by sheryn.low

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Angkor ...

Wat up Angkor?, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Wat up Angkor?

A travel blog entry by goontack

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... restored, but it made it look even more horrible than it would be sitting in piles on the ground. I think because Angkor Wat is important to tourism that they are trying to restore these temples. Some restorations looked alright but others looked ...

Sunday morning… Praise the dawning…, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Sunday morning… Praise the dawning…

A travel blog entry by tborgies

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... much poorer and dirtier. Voila quoi Tomorrow is going to be another, long awaited, highlight of my trip. Direction : Angkor Wat ! Warm and sunny regards from Cambodia ! See you (now sooner than later) Thomas, in an expression of the inexpressible ...

Angkor Day 3: Preah Khan, Prasat Bakong, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Day 3: Preah Khan

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... This afternoon has been a lazy day by the pool, and I imagine tonight will be much of the same: dinner in the old market followed by a Thai pancake and topped off with ice cream at the Blue Pumpkin. Life is good. I'm not leaving. TIC - This Is ...

Floating Village of Kompong Phhluk, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Floating Village of Kompong Phhluk

A travel blog entry by wendydean

... , This is our last day in Siam Reap. We have had a brilliant week this week, first visiting ancient temples around Siam Reap including Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm and Angkor Thom then on Saturday more temples on a day trip about 30kms out of town. On one of the ...

Day twenty: 314 mile drive to Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day twenty: 314 mile drive to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by krishnad

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... disappearing into the jungle!            They have been made into a tourist stop enroute to Angkor Wat. these temples are from the Pre Angkor period, and date from the eighth and ninth centuries.       ...

Angkor Wat.... Magnificent, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat.... Magnificent

A travel blog entry by travel_goddess

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... about 4 hours sitting amongst the temples, soaking up the Cambodian heat & magic in the air. The Wat smelt of Incense & freshly cut grass, two of my favourite smells. Ankor Tom is also as magnificent as Angkor Wat. It simply took my breath ...

Ma journée aux temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Ma journée aux temples

A travel blog entry by carolleturcotte

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... Angkor Thom et le Bayon que je visiterai en premier, le reste du site ensuite.  Honnête, celui là m'a plus impressionnée que Angkor Wat qui est pourtant reconnu comme la 8ième merveille du monde.  Je trouve que c'est à Angkor Thom, ...

My life in Ruins!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

My life in Ruins!

A travel blog entry by jazzanova

... felt cool and renewed, alomost surreal! I'm not a buildings and monuments person, but this experience is worth every moment. Angkor Wat is simply unique, a stunning blend of spirituality and symmetry, an enduring example of mans devotion to his gods. ...

Reise ins Königreich der Khmer, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Reise ins Königreich der Khmer

A travel blog entry by sabrinastrips

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... fehlen. Hinter den Mauern befanden sich weitere Tempel: Der Erste, Bayon, war beinahe noch beeindruckender als der Tempel von Angkor Wat. 216 gewaltige Gesichter starrten uns von allen Seiten an. Hier gab es besonders viele Details zu betrachten. Die ...

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