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.
... the jungle took over and hid it for centuries. In the early 1900;s a Frenchman discovered it from which time the jungle has been largely cleared and restoration work of a sort ever since. It was quite exciting as it was where 'Lara Croft - Tomb Raider' and one of the 'Harrison Ford' films 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' were set.
Back in ...
... by a guy trying to get me to give money for his school which I politely declined but his insistence lead me to give him my unused email address. Finally inside the museum for some peace, protection of the elements (rain, puddles, mud and heat), I enjoyed wandering around following the audio tour. It is a really well laid out and thought out museum dividing the Angkorian history and culture into eight chronologically ordered galleries. The first gallery was ...
... we have it all. Fresh fruit and grapefruit that is peeled and skinned and so easy to eat and not bitter .. Yum. A bit of cheese to go with champagne and then a la carte eggs and all the trimmings and fresh baked pastries... Fresh mango Danish, dark chocolate croissant , tiny donuts and we are full. Down to the pool, today is overcast and the weather is perfect for pool relaxing, reading and swimming. Perfect temperature in the pool ...
... Nickelback, Bon Jovi and some golden oldies that we all knew. When the band decided it was time for 2 more songs, make that one more song, never mind, they were done, we took off to Angkor What?, a jam packed bar that we had heard rave reviews about as well. It was tiny but fun. And well, the rest of the night was just a good time. We were a bit slow the next morning to get out if bed but we needs to check out for noon. We had booked a 2pm bus bound for Phnom Penh. Since we had ...