Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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West Baray and West Mebon, West Baray and West Mebon, Cambodia travel blog

West Baray and West Mebon

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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I took a temple-climbing break this afternoon and hired a boat from the shore of the West Baray, the sixteen-square-kilometre (manmade) lake surrounding the West Mebon.  The boat hire cost too much as I was its only passenger.  When I arrived ...

Ruinen, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Ruinen

A travel blog entry by echolot

Folgt im Laufe des Tages... habt Geduld ...

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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A la découverte des temples d'Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

A la découverte des temples d'Angkor

A travel blog entry by gabetmaggy

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... contents d'être là hors saison vu le peu de touriste présent dans les temples (excepté pour le levé de soleil à Angkor Vat). Nous tombons immédiatement sous le charme de ses vieilles pierres ! L'Unesco a fait un travail de dingue depuis ...

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 ...

Watch out! There’s an elephant behind you!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Watch out! There’s an elephant behind you!

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... day we went up to the temple on the hill (with a few million other people) to watch the sun set and the light fall on Ankhor Wat. It was on the narrow path on way down that we all heard a sentence from Nick that we never expected to hear in real life: ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by cmpolk

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... in the world. It started as a Hindu temple and then was later used as a Buddhist temple.  More information on Angkor Wat: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Wat   Per recommendation, we started our morning early to catch the sunrise over ...

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

Osservando tra i templi.

A travel blog entry by findme

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... divinità..e tu che fai?ora che ti sei prostrato ti dimostri spilorcio?..e interrotta anche dai miei pensieri sulla religione..  Angkor Wat è 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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The Temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by lawslo

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... of the others are at least as impressive.   While many books credit a French explorer and archaeologist with "discovering" Angkor Wat around 1860, the truth is of course more complicated. Cambodian monks maintained a monastery there for hundreds of ...

Angkor Watt temples, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Watt temples

A travel blog entry by brettandemma

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... one day will be enough for us though! Once we payed and entered our tuk tuk driver took us to the first temple the main Angkor Watt to see the sunrise. There was a lot of people In the main forecourt area waiting to see the sunrise and an abundance of ...

Getting from here to there in Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Getting from here to there in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by lawslo

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... nbsp;  There are a variety of options for covering longer distances. We rode from Phnom Phen to Siem Reap (the town near Angkor Wat) in a “VIP van.” It was like a mini airport rental car van. We were jammed into the van pretty ...

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 ...

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