Angkor Paradise Hotel
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... Cambodia. The color had a rustic tone and the towers in the temple were decorated with images depicting the stories of Krishna in the Mahabharata. This was one of those rare moments where my lower division Making of the Modern World courses were actually quite helpful. A lot of the stories the tour guide was telling about the images were stories I was familiar with, and remember studying extensively in these brutal lower division writing courses. The temple had tons ...
After a short visit to the Butterfly Garden near Banteay Srei (because of the upcoming rain, the butterflies didn't want to come out), we went with the tuktuk to Angkor Wat to see the sunset.
Arriving at the main entrance, all the tourists were going the other direction. Out?
The wind and the dark clouds ...
... their lives. It was also cool to see the partnership between Cambodia and Canada that the museum represented. After the museum, Mom and Don wanted to stop and see the palm sugar products that were for sale in the local village. It was kinda neat, the ladies there opened up the sugar palm fruit (?) and let us all try it, as well as the actual sugar pucks they make (I say pucks but they look more like checker pieces). Eaten on its own ...
The start to a long day of seeing one of the worlds biggest UNESCO sites - Angkor.
Following a recommendation by Norman our villa owner, we arranged to do what is known as the Grand Tour and then save what he called 'the end of the movie' (sunrise over the Wat and the larger temples) for tomorrow. The grand tour covers around 6-7 of the smaller but no less impressive temples of the enormous site.
Banteay Srei - it appears to be ...
... covers 158 acres and the main tower is 65 metres tall. They were originally Hindu temples and then converted to Buddism so there is symbolism in both religions evident in the architecture. Inside is like a maze and our guide ducks us through like he is taking us down the hallways of a familiar house.
We barely last 2 hrs because it is so hot. We head back to the hotel for a rest, a swim and lunch and head out again at 3pm when the heat ...