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Reached Siem Reap Airport in the afternoon.
Surprisingly very well ordered and organized airport for third world country.
Fetch by Tuk Tuk from Airport to Hotel. It was raining when we reached.
Reach Bayon Hotel in about 15-20 mins from Aiport.
Bayon Hotel was such a lovely Boutique Hotel, value for money.
Went to Pub …
Being woken up with the worst hangover yet to really loud music about 9.30am having just gone to bed was hideous! We'd technically already had breakfast that morning so wasn't allowed it again! Lauren, Katy and I planned to go to a war museum today but I definitely wasn't in the mood to concentrate on anything so opted to keep Ellie and Jess company at the tattoo shop all day whilst they got tattoos. When they told us ...
... almost all the smaller ones, this took a lot longer than we thought as the whole Angkor area is set over around 40-60 square miles.
Our two favourite temples were the Bayon in Angkor Thom - with over 200 very detailed faces and stories carved into the walls and Ta Prohm (the Tomb Raider Temple) - this is one of the few that has not had the jungle cleared and is broken up by huge roots from the trees tearing through the building, it's also where some of the Tomb Raider ...
... did not became a symbol of national pride sui generis but had been inscribed into a larger politico-cultural process of French-colonial heritage production in which the original temple site was presented in French colonial and universal exhibitions in Paris ...
... open so we headed back for a siesta! Later that afternoon we decided to have another stab at seeing Angkor at sunset; unfortunately we arrived a bit late – gates close at 17:30 and sunset is at 18:20, turns out you have to see it from outside the walls, but we managed to meet some very friendly monks who were impressed with Dan’s grasp of the English language!
On our third morning in Siem Reap we had a well-deserved lie-in, and having sorted out our ...