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Angkor Wat

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

August 29th 2011
When my HolyWeek Traveler friends told me that we needed to wake up early to catch the sunrise at Angkor Wat, I thought they were insane. Who would wake up at this ungodly hour to see the temple during sunrise when it’s still going to look like the same temple when we see it much later that day? But since it’s a one-against-all-kind of a situation, I gave in. We were all up and about as ear ... 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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