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Wes at Bayon

There are no Sunsets in Monsoon Season

August 14th 2008
The last few days have been spent wandering the temples of Angkor and the streets of Siem Reap. On Monday afternoon we went to Angkor Thom, the old Royal City. It is not very far from Angkor Wat, and contains a few temples of its own. We spent most of the afternoon wandering around Bayon, the most famous temple at the complex. Bayon's most famous feature is an array of towers that have faces c ... 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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