Angkor Discover Inn Boutique Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Our driver picked us up promptly at 9 am for the road trip to Siem Reap. The vehicle is an older Lexus RX 300 with air since the outside temp is 95 F. It is a 5 - 6 hour trip for $ 95 for both of us. Our driver is a very pleasant young fellow with reasonable English. They must have unlimited calling because he spent a good part of the trip on the phone (hands free). We haven't seen any people texting and few walking around staring at their phones. It ...
... but they didn't beg for money and they still worked (the husband often seemed to have a tuk tuk/cyclo). I was surprised but they smiled and laughed when their kids said hello to us - they weren't resentful towards rich westerners. We had booked a week in Phnom Penh, which we quickly realised was too long. There wasn't much to do there, and most people only stay a couple of nights. We spent our time visiting a temple that was just down our street; looking round the ...
... temples and religious buildings included wooden scaffolding top support the raised roofs, or prasats. It was fun to imagine how lavish these temples once looked long ago during their prime! This temple, along with the rest of those that have been discovered in Angkor, was found between 1866-1890 by French explorers. After an 1863 treaty between Angkor and France, Commander Dudart de Lagree led an expedition to the Mekong in 1866, so that ...
... us the perfect sunrise picture, we decided to follow the lead of a handful of people now entering the temple. Again this made it all worthwhile being up so early, as we had the time and complete calmness to appreciate the temple within. From beautiful carvings round the outer walls, to the near-perfectly preserved structure that makes it so adored, it's hard to explain just how spectacular it is. Experience wise may have been better ...
... the 'Largest Religious Structure in the World'. It extends over approximately 400 square kilometers. With impressive monuments, several different ancient urban plans and large water reservoirs, the site is a unique concentration of features testifying to an exceptional civilization. Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. They include ...