Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Terrace of the Leper King, Terrace of the Leper King, Cambodia travel blog

Terrace of the Leper King

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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This raised platform was named after the seated statue on its surface.  The Terrace was built during the reign of Jayavarman VII, but the statue was built about 200 years later in the fifteenth century.  The statue is said to represent the ...

13░24′N, 103░52′E, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

13░24′N, 103░52′E

A travel blog entry by hamelandnisa

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... .)  Angkor: - 1) Ta Nei - 2) Ta Prohm. Sunset at the hilltop temple of Phnom Krom.  Day 2:  Sunrise at Angkor Wat  Angkor Thom.  -The South Gate -The East Gate. Angkor Thom's temples: -1) The Terrace of the Leper King -2) To ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by chris-barbara

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... Wat - 7th July The next morning we took our Tuk-Tuk to the most breathtaking of all the temples in Cambodia, perhaps the world - Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat means "Temple that is a city", not surprising, as it is the largest religious structure in the ...

Temples Day 3: Angkor Thom and Small Circuit, Angkor Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Temples Day 3: Angkor Thom and Small Circuit

A travel blog entry by adzandnomes

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Temples Day 4: Adz's birthday & Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples Day 4: Adz's birthday & Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by adzandnomes

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The Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by danandkatherine

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... . It was a real wow moment as we walked towards it surveying what is the the worlds largest religious building. Angkor Wat is on the cover of our Cambodia lonely planet and it looks even more spectacular in person! The temples at Angkor have a really ...

Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Elephants, Cambodia travel blog

Terrace of the Elephants

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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Another monument built by Jayavarman VII, this 300-metre-long elevated platform has many impressive (and comical to me) scenes involving elephants carved along its ...

Thommanon, Thommanon, Cambodia travel blog

Thommanon

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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Thommanon was built around the same time as Chau Say Tevoda and is almost its twin.  The two lie just across the modern road from one ...

Angkor Wat - The Long Route, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - The Long Route

A travel blog entry by darrenstravels

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... area.  Group tours dont dare stop to eat at a stall - they go back to hotels.  Most other people dont make it past Angkor Wat itself.  She said if she made $5 a day, then that was good" * "It's really cut throat business - everyone will ...

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

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by andymohan

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will write something relevant when i can be arsed to engage the ...

Cambodia, Siem Reap - Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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... tourist attraction - Angkor. Angkor is a series of about 25 ruined temples built over 1000 years ago. The largest and main temple is Angkor Wat, which is still the largest religious building in the world. We'll add photos of Angkor but we're not going to ...

Pre Rup, Pre Rup, Cambodia travel blog

Pre Rup

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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The warm-toned brick and laterite of this temple made it wonderfully photogenic in the sunset-hour light.  It was built in 961 during the reign of Rajendravarman II and dedicated to the god Shiva.  I was not the only one at the top for sunset, ...

Phimeanakas, Phimeanakas, Cambodia travel blog

Phimeanakas

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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The Phimeanakas, or 'Aerial Palace', was built around 1000, during the reign of Rajendravarman ...

Ta Keo, Ta Keo, Cambodia travel blog

Ta Keo

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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... Mount Meru, started at the close of the tenth century under the patronage of Jayavarman V and was left incomplete when Suryavarman I came to power after him.  The resulting lack of ornamentation sets this grand temple apart from others at ...

Osservando tra i templi., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Osservando tra i templi.

A travel blog entry by findme

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... divinitÓ..e tu che fai?ora che ti sei prostrato ti dimostri spilorcio?..e interrotta anche dai miei pensieri sulla religione..  Angkor Wat Ŕ il principale di un insieme di oltre un centinaio di templi che sorgono du una superficie parecchio vasta. ...

Say Wat???, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Say Wat???

A travel blog entry by jonsalt

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... to the temple. only cost me $8 for the jug. Beer is so cheap here, you should need to pay more than $0.50 per beer!!! Anyway, Angkor Wat was the reason for the early rise. managed to drag my ody out of bed, enough time just to get a Italian shower (Wet ...

Epic day, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Epic day

A travel blog entry by kaffo

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... at 5. Still pitch black and a slight chill in air which was welcomed on the tuk tuk. We arrived with hundred of others at Angkor Wat. I followed everyone else to the edge of a lake which I could only imagine at this point looked over to the masterpiece. ...

Angkor Ruins, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Ruins

A travel blog entry by robo.monkey

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Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn

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Given I took 336 pictures over 14 hours (over 2 days) at Angkor Wat in +33, then spent about 4 hours editing and photoshopping the pictures in a very bumpy minibus from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville, I do not have the required eyesight or ...

They say the journey is the destination..., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

They say the journey is the destination...

A travel blog entry by ironchefmeister

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... we were refreshed and excited.  We had the hotel call a tuk-tuk (which is scooter with a carriage attached) to take us to Angkor Wat for the sunset.  Again I was somewhat worried that it wouldn't live up to all the hype.  Again I was ...

Siem Reap til Phnom Penh., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap til Phnom Penh.

A travel blog entry by heinsborgen

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... hård. I Phnom Penh har vi booket vores første guesthouse, så det bliver lidt noget andet end hotellerne. Her i Cambodia kører en dobbelt økonomi, hvor alle turister betaler i dollar's og så bliver den mindste pris jo i sagens ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm

A travel blog entry by seetheworld123

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... to go into one of the temples to watch the sunset.   I only did the one-day tour. I picked the most popular 3 temples: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm. How many temples can u see before u fell into a coma..From 8 am to 2 pm I believe ...

Wow, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Wow

A travel blog entry by wanderingwigs

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Impossible to describe adequately in words. The ornately carved buildings just go on and on. Built 1000 years ago when we were still living in mud huts (some of us in Crosby still are). ...

Siem Reap den 4 og Ankor Wat den 5, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Siem Reap den 4 og Ankor Wat den 5

A travel blog entry by heinsborgen

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... tog en anden tuk tuk i stedet for. Claras hjørne I dag har vi set det ottende smukkeste i hele verden nemlig selveste Ankor Wat. Det er et kæmpe tempel område med masser af templer fra vikingetiden. Området er 200 km2. Uden om ...

Angkor Wat!!!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat!!!

A travel blog entry by thelittlehobos

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We have been looking forward to today for a while! Today we went to explore the famous temples of Angkor Wat. The place is absolutely huge so we were up at 4 am this morning and left on our bikes before 5am so we had as much time as possible to see as ...

Merry Christmas!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Merry Christmas!

A travel blog entry by wanderingwigs

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Fantastic local food and dancers with children singing carols in Khmer last night. Secret Santa has been early this morning! Christmas breakfast of Pho (beef noodle soup) and then to the pool! Enjoy your day everyone!! Merry Christmas! ...

koh chang magic garden, Koh chang, Cambodia travel blog

koh chang magic garden

A travel blog entry by harrirob

we just moved from our original siam hut shack to a 3.75 each a night magic garden guest house its a amzing live music everynight, cinema, TV room, Free boat trips and a stage and party hut with lots of really amazing ppl. It is so nice we have really ...

Amazing Angkor!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Amazing Angkor!

A travel blog entry by jones2000

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I had been so looking forward to our visit to Angkor and I wasn't disappointed. It is an amazing place with thousand year old temples on such a large and grand scale they rival the pyramids! Every temple is different, we visited 10 over two days and ...

The Khmer Temple's of Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Khmer Temple's of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by woodsy79

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Had to get up at 04:00 to gamble on a good sunrise over Angkor Wat but the wholeday was well worth it, really hot day and really exhausting but impressive none the less. Once you 've seen one temple you've seen them all but you've still got to go to them ...

More Temples, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

More Temples

A travel blog entry by veale

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