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SIEM REAP - ANGKOR TOUR ITINERARIES
Day 1: 02-12-2009
09:00 am having breakfast in the hotel, visit Angkor Wat (the city which is temple) built by king Suryavarman II (1113-1150 AD). Lunch in front of Angkor Wat.
01:30 pm visit South Gate of Angkor Thom (the great city) under the reign of king Jayavarman VII (1181- …
... abilities and knowledge the Cambodian kids had.
After the lesson, we help the school re-pave the road leading into their school after some recent flooding. The school visit ended off with a ceremonial hand-off of school supplies to all the students at the local school and a very personal thank you and send off.
Pictures of the school visit will be posted very ...
... barely recognisable to us, but presented an interesting restoration conundrum. Do you restore the temple to its original state necessitating the destruction of the Buddha or restore the Buddha and ensure parts of the temple can never be recreated? The French opted to leave the Buddha. It adds an additional historical layer that I found interesting so a good choice I think. By this time about 5 or 6 other tourists were walking about.
Climbing through a hole in ...
... markets. Our first proper day there we took a tuk tuk tour out to The Killing Fields, which are about 17km from the city. This was, as I'm sure you can imagine, a somewhat eye opening and sad experience. This was one of the biggest sites of mass genocide during the reign of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge from 1977-1979. A very recent event which I think made it even worse to visit. The area itself has been very sympathetically maintained. As a visitor you get an audio guide and ...
... was away on an island with a group of divers, so my course would be compressed into two days instead of three.
I went out for a bite of Pad Thai, was nice but not my thing. I headed out looking for a store where i could buy some things for my room, and i loaded up on juice and water and snacks. I dropped them off at my room and went out for a longer walk, when i came to a wooden bridge heading to the pier and on the right was a very classy outdoor restaurant, i decided ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility