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Ankor Wat

Angkor What?

May 3rd 2011
My ears drums are sore from the constant honking of the minibus horn when we bounce into Siem Riep and are deposited in the bus station, which is more akin with to a school bike shed. Once off the bus we are left at the mercy of a horde of tuk tuk drivers harking for business. Siem Reip is the ideal base for visiting the temples of Angkor, a series of massive stone temples of the Angko ... 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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