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The Weather Gods Have A Laugh

September 17th 2014
While gratified to have been proven correct about my assumption that the monsoon rains come predominantly in the afternoon, and then ferociously for a couple of hours or so, I was less happy to be proven correct the moment I stepped foot outside the car. I was keen to see more temples and make the most of my 3-day pass. I had decided on a temple a little further away, then coming back via one of ... 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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19th September 2014

Shiny with rain...
...as opposed to hazy with dust in the dry season. Banteay Srei was a favourite for me, and your photos make me wish that I could see it again - this green and shiny. Hope the weather gods are kind for the rest of your trip.
19th September 2014

Banteay Srei
I think this one was my favourite too, I loved the red sandstone and beautiful carvings. And with my pollyanna hat on, the rain did make the colours look spectacular!

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