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Reflections at sunrise - Angkor Wat  

Reflections at sunrise - Angkor Wat

Temples, temples and yet more temples in Siam Reap

December 6th 2009
A five and half hour bus trip through flat uninteresting rural scenery bought us to Siam Reap. On first impressions it seemed a dusty place, much smaller then we were expecting. A small river wound through the city, there were many old shabby French buildings and a large undercover market area near the guest house we had booked into. We ended up moving the following day - the mattress was too soft ... 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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