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Cambodia - Angkor Wat Sunrise

October 5th 2016
Up at 4.40a.m. for a 5.00a.m. pickup to go to Angkor Wat and watch the sunrise over the temple. Half awake we arrived at the site amongst scores of others with the same intent and with the surrounding Angkor Wat village showing signs of life. Illegal squatters offering food, drink, hats, fans, souvenirs, postcards....children pestering to sell us postcards, some as young as 5 or 6 by the look of t ... 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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