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Rising with the Sun - Angkor Wat, Cambodia 071

Rising with the Sun - Angkor Wat, Cambodia

April 11th 2014
The familiar tune on Tara's phone stirred us from our slumber in the pitch black of our guesthouse room. The clock read 3:30 am, the perfect and perhaps the only time one might set out to see Angkor at it's most sublime. We had purchased our three day pass in advance but had not entered the park that night, we wanted our first impressions of the Khmer ruins to be experienced on our own terms, whic ... read more
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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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