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The Bayon

Third time at Angkor... Still spectacular!

August 10th 2011
Getting to Siem Reap in Cambodia from Bangkok involves crossing the worst land border I’ve ever experienced at Poipet, and the thought of doing it again for the third time filled me with apprehension. Trying to dodge the numerous scams is tiring and the biggest scam of all on our previous crossings was the ‘fee’ that the Cambodian officials try to impose to speed up the processing of the vi ... 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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