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lillies at Angkor Wat

Angkor.... wow!

January 15th 2008
You know the expressions, "breathtaking" and "it took my breath away"? Well, this did. Literally. As Huow, our tuktuk driver, drove us along the moat that partially surrounds Angkor Wat, the temple’s front aspect and distinctive towers suddenly came into view. There was a sharp intake of breath. Sure, I’d seen a gazillion photographs and representations of Angkor Wat - you can’t ... 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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