Because of the size of Angkor Wat, there were hundreds of people living in villages around the wats. Most of them sold souvenirs or owned restaurants. But the children got to play in the most bizarre playground in the world.
The Grandeur of Angkor Wat. February 20th 2010 Angkor Wat is the largest temple complex in the world and a UNESCO Heritage site. It truley is massive. You could spend days walking around it but we only had one day left so we decided to do some of it by hot air balloon.
The Angkor Wat temple is the most famous and gives it's name to the entire complex of over 100 temples built over 400 years between 800 and 1200 AD. So there was no way to se ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor 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