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Apsara

Represents the Angkor ideal of female beauty. Lived in heaven, wore fine jewelry. There are many on the temples, but many more are missing since they are stolen due to imense value onthe black market.
In the kingdom of CAMBODIA I am: SIEM REAP

November 3rd 2007
If it wasn't to be Bagan, than it had to be Angkor Wat the arqueological site I will explore. And that's how I began to shape up this part of my journey. After a short flight from BKK on great BKK airways, I arrived at the neat and traditional looking Siem Reap airport which offers a very efficient visa service on the spot, for $20. Impressive! Than I made a huge mistake, changing dollars for R ... 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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