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 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
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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