Lucky Angkor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Siem Reap
Roluos (the first Angkor capital),12km southeast of Siem Reap.
- 1) Preah Ko (named in honour of Shiva's mount, Nandin, the sacred bull.)
- 2) Bakong (earliest of the temple mountains.)
- 1) Ta Nei
- 2) Ta Prohm.
Sunset at the hilltop temple of Phnom Krom.
... for a while. Luckily I'd arrange for a tuk tuk driver to meet me there, it's the done thing to do apparently....and he was there with my name on a card and everything! I met Somang and off we went to Siem Reap town centre. So....Siem Reap has got to be the hottest place on earth!!! I couldn't believe the heat! Nearly knocked me out. Found a guesthouse sharpish, and laid down under the fan for the next hour. That evening I took myself off into the ...
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... upstream some carvings are in the water, others tucked away on obscure rocks, but none of them with 1 or 2 exceptions would be visible in the rainy season, so the decision to come wasn't perhaps as crazy as it first appeared. We come upstream to a natural stone bridge which really is quite something and wonder why people decided to work so hard to make this a holy site. We visit the last carving and it is time to make our way back down. It ...
... plane and another hour once we had arrived sorting out a visa to get in. Ours was the only luggage left on the carousel. Very tired we we met by a driver with a notice saying 'welcome Carole Howson.' How nice was that. Ho an is a modern city with traffic that goes at more than 20 miles an hour. Our hotel was a bit bleak, well it was late and everyone was in bed. We were met by a man who didn't smile and spoke no ...