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Following in the footsteps of Angelina

March 27th 2007
A 5:15AM rise isn't so different from a 4:15AM one, but it needed to be sucked up for archaeology's sake. We caught dawn at Ta Prohm, as featured in "Tomb Raider" and the site chosen by the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient (the organisation involved in much of the preservation of the complex) to be left in as natural a state as possible so that people could see what Angkor was like when it was "re ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap

Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
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