Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Temples and something very fishy, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples and something very fishy

A travel blog entry by wouldbtraveller

... have seen most of the temples at Angkor and surrounding areas on our previous visit we decided to revisit a couple of them.   Angkor Wat was being restored when last here so we wanted to see if it was  complete.  Bearing in mind that ...

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 ...

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 ...

Temples d'Angkor, Merveilles du monde, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples d'Angkor, Merveilles du monde

A travel blog entry by drakolamar

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... dansla peau d'un explorateur au milieu de la jungle (surtout que j'ai reussi a etre quasi loin des groupes de touristes). Et ensuite les classiques, le Bayon et Angkor Wat. 19H depart en bus pour le sud du cambodge et la plage de sables ...

Temples, Temples and more Temples!, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Temples, Temples and more Temples!

A travel blog entry by peterprest

... start. The light rose and made the temples silhouette and they were really impressive. We spent a couple of hours exploring the Angkor Wat temple. It was really cool we light shone through the temple awesomely. We also spent quite a while watching the ...

Angkor What?, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by fendhammer

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Gestern und heute haben wir einige der Tempel von Angkor besichtigt. Angkor Wat ist der bekannteste von allen. In Angkor lebten vor etwa 1000 Jahren 1 Millionen Menschen - beeindruckend. Die God-Kings haben sich in den vielen Hunderten von Jahren darin ...

Day 3, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by charlesyb123

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Today was temple day and when I say temple...I mean temple! We started the day at 4am with a bus journey to the Angkor Wat temple to watch the sunrise. The sun crept up behind the temple with an amazing red glow being reflected on the lake in front! We ...

På väg till kambodja, Siam riap, Cambodia travel blog

På väg till kambodja

A travel blog entry by danijel

... thailand i nagra manader. ingen direkt backpacker. som akt till kosan road och sett en enl. resebyran, mkt fornamlig resa till angkor wat. han hade blivit lovad en schysst ac buss hela vagen. hahahaha Han hade ingen aning om att kambodja skulle ...

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 ...

Siem Reap, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by paigeyrolfey

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... . There are a number of famous temples built in the 16th century. Up at 5 and we where on our way to see the sunrise at Angkor Wat. Good to say we have seen it. Such an in interesting temple that has so much detail but yet looked like it was falling ...

Teil 3 Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Teil 3 Ta Prohm

A travel blog entry by georghenn

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Dritter Stop, nach einer kurzen Mittagspause ging es zum nächsten Tempel, dem Ta Prom, einem Tempel der ursprünglich buddhistisch und später zu einem hinduistischen Tempel umgewandelt wurde. Erkennbar war dies an der umfassenden Tempelmauer, aus der ...

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, ...

Day 11, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by jamurphy

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Last few days, Pennie and I are now taking a few days to explore Siem Reap before heading home to our families.. Okay, this hardware store will never win Store of the Year...ahhh what a mess!!! Ian Cornwell, Pat Moseley, Matt Cornwell, and no space for ...

Temple Time, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Time

A travel blog entry by indagator

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... other temples... Will write up properly later. Update: So 4am wake up to leave for 5am so that we could see sunrise over Angkor Wat Temple. Was so tired, but ultimately worth it. The temple is amazing, so huge! There are three levels of the tenple ...

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 ...

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 ...

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