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Welcome to Angkor

Welcome to Angkor

July 8th 2011
We pulled into Siem Reap bus station around 8.30pm and took a tuk-tuk into town. We found a nice room for $11, ordered room service and slept. We had a late start the next morning – we had decided to give ourselves a day before tackling the temples. We took a stroll around the central market, stopped for a passion fruit shake and then took a quick look at the old market which was much the same ... 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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