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Inside the Bayon  

Inside the Bayon

Temples of Angkor

September 15th 2008
Most people visiting Cambodia come to Siem Reap because it is the gateway city for the famous temples of Angkor. This is exactly why we found ourselves in this small, but bustling town. We arrived into town late afternoon and immediately were again bombarded by what seemed like a million tuk tuk drivers wanting to take us into town. We bargained two down and off we went. Since it had just rained t ... 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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