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Impressions of Angkor

September 2nd 2011
Every major tourist attraction has it's special spots where the masses of tourists gather to watch sunrise or sunset. The temples of Angkor are no different. Sunrise? The ponds in front of Angkor Wat for the reflection and silhouette (left side to be specific). Sunset? Here the definitive sunset spot is apparently from the hill-top temple Phnom Bakheng. They have everyone fooled (includi ... 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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