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 ...

Temples, quad bikes, buckets, free tshirts & a bul, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples, quad bikes, buckets, free tshirts & a bul

A travel blog entry by elliemai

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... some breakfast then back to tour Angkor Wat - very hot! Went to the smiley face temple, still very very hot. Ate lunch at Angkor Wat restaurant had a chicken amok in a heart shaped coconut :-) was very nice.As we ate the skys opened - rain like you ...

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 ...

Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world

A travel blog entry by blakes

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Today our driver picked us up at 9:00 to drive to Angkor Wat. The meaning of Angkor is literally "capital city" or "holy city". What a spectacular temple! The pictures will tell the story better than I. The entire temple cannot be seen in just one day ...

Our sponsor family, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Our sponsor family

A travel blog entry by jamurphy

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Today we began a sponsorship of a new family.... Phal Sap, a 63 yo grandmother, her 33 daughter, Chan Mom and her granddaughter Chantha who is 10..Chantha is the daughter of Phal Saps son. He left Chantha with his mother when he took off with another ...

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 ...

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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Angkor Wat, Angkor Krau, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by suejshaw

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... our passes for visiting the temples. We all had to line up for a photo for our passes, then back on the bus to visit the main Angkor Wat site. It was very hot & humid and there were many steps to negotiate but it was totally worth it. We then visited ...

Incredible Angkor Wat Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Incredible Angkor Wat Temples

A travel blog entry by travursel

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... C). While there was a nice breeze while biking, as soon as we stopped we got drenched. The main temple of Angkor Wat is still in pretty good shape and the intricate stone carvings, which are incredible, can be pretty well observed. The ...

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 Day 2, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat Day 2

A travel blog entry by candn2016

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After having done the main temples on the first day we visited Angkor Wat we took a day off and explored Siem Reap. The morning didn't start off as planned as we woke up to leave our guesthouse at 4:30am to catch the sunrise, only to find out our tuk ...

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 ...

Angkor fin, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor fin

A travel blog entry by nathelouis

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Et la fin de notre séjour à Angkor. Toutes les bébêtes que vous pourrez voir ne sont pas dangereuses et n'ont pas été maltraitées. Violette ne s'est pas montrée téméraire pour manger du scorpion. Salomé si. Un peu amer et pas très bon. La ...

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 ...

Visite de Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Visite de Angkor

A travel blog entry by clode_dsuro

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... parlait quand même assez bien l’anglais. Pour cette dernière journée complète au Cambodge, nous sommes sortis de Angkor pour aller visiter 3 autres temples hors des sentiers battus. Nous avons visité des temples en dehors de Angkor-centre et ...

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 highs and lows, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia highs and lows

A travel blog entry by alexandkirstin

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... stunning and although we did a lot, we had some nice experiences. For example getting up at 4 am to catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat, the elephants and monkeys that we saw just wandering around and the town, Siem Reap where we had massages for a dollar, ...

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 ...

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