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Queen of the Castle  

Queen of the Castle

Angkor, encore.

July 15th 2006
After our lazy day in Vientiane, we got an early night. Our Vientiane-Siem Reap flight was scheduled to leave at 6.30am ! According to a charming American NGO worker we met in the pool of Le Parasol Blanc, it used to be timetabled for 6, but the air-traffic controller never made it out of bed in time so it got pushed back half an hour ! Apocryphal maybe, but funny. Our taxi was waiting for us at ... 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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