Travel Blogs from Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Siem Reap - Day 103, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap - Day 103

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... one day, and 8 hours was enough for me after such an early start.   Drinks and dinner in a bar/restaurant in central Siem Reap this evening. Quite a nice place to go out. Went back to the guesthouse early as I have long bus journey tomorrow to ...

Welcome to Scambodia, Jasmine Lodge, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Welcome to Scambodia

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Woman on bus with Shawn Border (fine for Anton, visa space for Shawn) met Alex $5 surcharge for taxi 5 star ...

Angkor what?  Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor what? Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... so far - Soup Dragon and Blue Pumpkin. Lovely food, great atmosphere, friendly staff. The real draw of Siem Riep, and the reason I had come to Cambodia in the first place, are the Khmer temples of Angkor Wat. The massive temples of Angkor were built ...

The Ancient City, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Ancient City

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... Croft" stopped for cocktail breaks when he no,she was conquering evil in these temples.  Great people watching. Siem Reap was a city where I had chosen to teach English.  However, after seeing the 200 to 300 families arriving every ...

Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and History, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and History

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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We arrived about 2 hours late to Siem Reap, Cambodia. The flight was delayed due to close proximity of the Tropical storm Usagi. We were concerned as the hotel had arranged a pickup at the airport as it was later in the evening. We quickly made our way ...

Tomb Raiding, Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Tomb Raiding

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Apologies, your just about to get a barraged of blogs from the last week or so...unfortunately the speed of Internet in Cambodia isn't that hot so I am using the opportunity of using top Hong Kong inefficiency to catch up on my blogs!!!! Tomb ...

Jeff is going to get us thrown in prison, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Jeff is going to get us thrown in prison

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... lines started. We made it to the border at around 7 and started the ugly process of getting out of Thailand and then into Cambodia. When we finally got everyone on the Thailand side happy, we crossed the big bridge into Cambodia. Now, we had heard that ...

Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... info on the temples that I put here:  Good Land Map (scroll all the way down):  www.talesofasia.com/cambodia-siemreap-guide-temples.htm Angkor Thom:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Thom Royal Palace: ...

Day 89, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 89

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... new restaurant followed by a bar to see me off. The newly acquainted Dutch couples are getting along nicely and I think they will continue in Cambodia together. Gabi and I made some final arrangements for our very long trip tomorrow and we got some ...

The arse end of nowhere, Koh Ker, Cambodia travel blog

The arse end of nowhere

A travel blog entry by will

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... an hour of exploring these small temples, we reached the main site. What greeted me here was the last thing I expected to see in Cambodia. I got off the moto, walked through some trees beside an ancient wall, and though a small crack I saw it. In a ...

Temple Treking  at  Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Treking at Angkor

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... helping of single-serving friends the protocol is to begin speaking of them by their names: Sandy and Jeanelle. The Red Piano is my Siem Reap hangout since the FCC here is too far from my hotel and a bit too modern to be a hangout in former Indochine. ...

Mysterious Temples of  Ankor and More, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Mysterious Temples of Ankor and More

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... time and traveling here is pretty laid back and easy to do. Don and I have not quite figure out how to describe the town of Siem Reap in just a few words. I guess I would have to say that it is a typical mid sized, developing 3rd world Asian city, but ...

Girls' week out, Part I - - The Landmine Museum, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Girls' week out, Part I - - The Landmine Museum

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... to go to the landmine museum first, a very simple set-up in a couple of huts down an incredibly bumpy dirt road just outside Siem Reap and near the entrance to the Angkor area. I first heard about it via a landmine action NGO based out of Boulder, The ...

Extreme Templing, Day 2 - The big three, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Extreme Templing, Day 2 - The big three

A travel blog entry by will

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... off, checking out ancient temples! The Bayon, 5:45am Day two began at what is widely regarded as the second most popular temple at Siem Reap after Angkor Wat, The Bayon. I knew little about this complex before I got there, apart from the fact it had a ...

Temple Time, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Time

A travel blog entry by charlietravels

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This was the day where i said I'm going to get off my ass and temple it up. So i went first to Ta Prom as it was my favorite the last time i went. However last time i went at about six in the morning and this time i came at about 11... apparently the ...

Angor Wat Wat Wat!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angor Wat Wat Wat!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... headed out to have a wander round Siem Reap. It is a lovely French town with a market square surrounded by colonial buildings. Siem Reap, because of Angkow is more expensive than anywhere else in Cambodia as it has a large number of tourists. The Anglor ...

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... asking for the privilege to process our visa. Soon after that, we found a way to share a taxi with two Phillipino missionaries to Siem Reap (about 3 hours away and only 1 rickety bus available a day for which we would have had to wait for 4 hours); ...

Boat Trip to Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Boat Trip to Siem Reap

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Travelling by boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap through countless remote Cambodian villages has got to rate as being one of my most memorable travelling experiences.  I was in awe as the boat travelled up the Tonle Sap River - experiencing 10 metre ...

Seeing Angkor Wat at Sunrise: PRICELESS!!!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Seeing Angkor Wat at Sunrise: PRICELESS!!!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... no, it only meant that today was as good a day as any for an adventure!  I really want to experience the temples of Siem Reap properly and decide to not even bother waking up Janne, the finnish guy from the bus who I split the hostel room ...

Here's the update already!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Here's the update already!

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... cafes were scarce and more importantly, access is extremely slow. There are two ways to get from Bangkok in Thailand to Siem Reap in Cambodia. One is via tourist mini-bus, which is extremely cheap (~$2) but is laden with scams and takes about twice as ...

Elephant Terrace at Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Elephant Terrace at Angkor Wat, Cambodia

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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Just under 1000 feet long, the Elephant Terrace is made of carved sandstone; the stairways are butted with three-headed elephants. The bas-reliefs of the Elephant Terrace, depict hunting scenes and sporting events, including wrestling, chariot ...

Tourist Town, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Tourist Town

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Siem Reap appears a pretty touristed place with plenty of accommodation options, restaurants, Internet places, travel agencies and 'western food' (french fried and hambugger anyone?) all due to those temple things near by. Despite all this though there ...

Angkor Wat and About, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat and About

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime

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... . Today Angkor Wat  it is firmly ensconced on the tourist trail with more than 2 million visitors per year, and growing. Siem Reap is the city that provides the infrastructure for tourists visiting the temples. It offers a good local market, the ...

Just Outside Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Just Outside Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Siem Reap, Cambodia is the base town for visiting the temples of Angkor Wat. There are no stop signs in Siem Reap. Cars, motorcycles and bicycles sometimes race down the right hand side of the road, sometimes down the left. My first thought was that maybe ...

Angkor Ruins and Pol Pot's legacy, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Ruins and Pol Pot's legacy

A travel blog entry by canuckdive

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... . I think the photos of the prison speak for themselves. A day of driving through parched Cambodian countryside brought us to Siem Reap in the Northwestern portion of the country. We spent three days touring the vast ancient Angkorian ruins, our fist ...

Day 88, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Day 88

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... and report his mobile phone stolen. He had it stolen in Don Det - I reminded him that Don Det was in Laos, and not Cambodia and that the Cambodian Tourist Police had enough to worry about to be solving Laos crimes too. It turned out he'd been too ill to ...

Ankor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Ankor Wat

A travel blog entry by faff

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... strategy and how it might unfold on Talbot St, or somewhere similiar. : ) Many people who visit Cambodia come from Thailand and do a quick hop to Siem Reap to see Ankor Wat and back again. It is not really an accurate representation of Cambodia. You ...

Amazing Angkor Wat!, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Amazing Angkor Wat!

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... is about to take off for Cambodia in a big way as its developed neighbours cannot compete with the treasure Cambodia has in Angkor. Our trip to Siem Reap, the closest town to the amazing monuments was a long arduous bumpy journey. The first stretch from ...

From Cambodia with love, Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

From Cambodia with love

A travel blog entry by annasam

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... surprising when you also know that the guy spent as much time on the right side of the road as the wrong side. On our approach to Siem Reap we started to drive through a few sections of road that were a bit flooded. We didn’t think too much of it ...

Incredible Temples, Siem Reap - Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Incredible Temples

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... 70 Riel to the Baht, the standard is 100. This was the only time on the trip Scott and I got swindled and we were seething. In Siem Reap we split a tour guide with an Irish couple, paying $5 each for the day. Scott and I also got a tuk-tuk for $8 for ...

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