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Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

May 25th 2013
Angkor Watt and Siem Reap A couple of days prior to arrival in Bangkok, I got an email from the tour operator that they are discontinuing the Angkor Wat tour as they were not happy with the performance of the tour. But they offered to transfer me to another program who was supposed to be good and do it in my budget. I was very apprehensive at the news but reluctantly agreed to it. First of all ... 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
15th June 2013

Angkor Wat & Siem Reip blog
The blog was really interesting. You get a feeling that Cambodia was more like India than other neighbouring countries like Vietnam & Thailand with temples like in India. A lot of sculpture work has been done to make something like Angkor Gopuras. the early Cambodians must have been good in Architecture. Hope the new govt will give enough attention to protect these.

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