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Angkor Wat

November 9th 2005
Another early morning as we left the guest house at 5am to go to Angkor Wat. After we had crossed the moat & walked down the long raised path, there in front of us through the dark we could just see the outline of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. Hundreds of people has gathered along the path waiting for the sun to rise. The sky got gradually lighter revealing faint wisps o ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor

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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