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  • Ta Prohm Temple - a La Tomb Raider==Ta Prohm Temple - a La Tomb Raider== The Ta Prohm, known as Rajavihara (Royal Monastery) in the Khmer times and these days, in popular media as the jungle temple, is located within the Angkor Archaeological Park and was founded by Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Sep 14, 2014
  • Bayon Temple - Angkor Archaeological Park==Bayon Temple - Angkor Archaeological Park== The Bayon Temple (Khmer: Prasat Bayon) is a magnificient temple located within the Angkor Archaeological Park, it's distinctive feature being the massive stone faces on it's tower, believed to be those of A Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Sep 14, 2014
  • Angkor Archaeological Park....part of my backlog clearance activity:) ===Angkor Archaeological Park=== Day after arriving in Siem Reap, we set off early in the morning to explore Angkor ruins, around 6 km north of the town. Angkor Archaeological Park, as it is known today, Posted by arunbaliga in Arun Baliga@Travellers Point | Sep 13, 2014
  • A painful reminder of historyHaving finally made it to Angkor Wat, we headed into town for the obligatory drink at the Angkor What? bar on Pub St. Met a couple of lovely French girls in there who had just arrived from Vietnam, so tried Posted by liamwimbo in Cambodia_Laos | Sep 11, 2014
  • Three days of full-on temple bashing Left London on Friday the 5th September. The flight to Bangkok went well as we had a spare seat between us. Had a long wait at Bangkok airport so indulged in a hour's feet and shoulder massage to pass some Posted by liamwimbo in Cambodia_Laos | Sep 9, 2014
  • Say Wat?!? Angkor Wat.We arrived in Siem Reap very early and had to wait until midday to check in. The night bus wasn't great so all of us slept on sofas in the lobby until we were allowed in the room. Another lovely Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 24, 2014
  • First taste of island living; Koh RongWe left Kampot for Sihanoukville mid morning and immediately caught a boat to the small island Koh Rong. We checked into our beach accommodation, which was $10 a night for a private room wit Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 19, 2014
  • Extremes in Phnom PenhThe newly formed travel group of myself, Steve and Paul from Bristol, George from Gloucester, Steffi from Germany and Karen from The Netherlands, headed off together in what turned into a private minibus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh. It quickly Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 21, 2014
  • Easy river living in KampotCrossing the border into Cambodia was both relaxed and stressful at the same time. A Cambodian visa technically costs $20 at the border, but it is almost impossible to pay less than $26 due to corruption. However, the forms were Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 16, 2014
  • Kampot pepper crab tastes better when it's raining The southern coast of Cambodia is host to several idyllic islands dotted with beautiful beaches, bu Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Aug 1, 2014
  • SihanoukvilleKing Sihanouk reigned during much of the 20th century, although he was also a politician who ran for office. The town named after him is lovely and a really fun tourist beach town. Here is the whole [[http://tinyurl.com/loak8xn|web photo album.]] We Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • KampotThe next day was a Monday and we drove to Kampot in the south. It's famous for its pepper farms (for ground pepper, not chili pepper). Here is the full [[http://tinyurl.com/n8vdyjb|web photo album]]. The area was beautiful! [img=http://photos.travelle Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • Phnom PenhWe spent the next several days in the capital, Phnom Penh. We had to skip our planned stopped in Kratie to see the Irawaddy dolphins because the Mekong River flooding made it too dangerous. They are so rare, it wasn't Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • Tarantula CityI can't believe I wrote that headline. Most of you know I'm arachnophobic. Seriously. I had to keep my eyes and ears closed a lot during our 2 days in this town, where the people eat the things-that-shall-not-be-named, and where Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • Siem Reap and Temples!In the evening of the second day, after our drive from Battambang, we went to a kind of dinner-theater where we saw several traditional Cambodian dances. The women in the fancy dress are doing the royal dance. They are Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • Battambang Day 2 We continued to explore Battambang and the area the next day. By now, I'd already lost sense of what day of the week it was. A sign of a good vacation. As a reminder, you can see all the Battambang Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • BattambangOn our first full day of the tour, we got up early and headed by private van through eastern Thailand to the Cambodian border. It was a lovely journey through green landscapes. Some highlights: [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/699723/P1040783.j Posted by lizweiss712 in Liz's Cambodian Adventure | Aug 28, 2014
  • Days 85-88: sick days in Richmond, VA (8/24/2014-8/27/2014)We woke up this morning and immediately knew that we were not riding anywhere today. We'd both picked up a bug. Since we had a car at hand, we decided to let Hunter drive us back to Richmond Posted by johnbander in Oregon to Virginia by Bike | Aug 25, 2014
  • The fine line between Chaos and Charm Phnom Penh struck us as a hard landing kind of a city - a tough place to be introduced to southeast Asia. Dusty streets lined with trash, chaotic traffic and completely impassab Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Aug 7, 2014
  • Asian Country HoppingAaaaand before you know it, I'm in Cambodia! Feeling a bit like a Japanese tourist, but it's giving this whole adventure a nice little spin at the end;) Luang Prabang came right on time for me. After 9 weeks of action Posted by AndreaLed in Andrea's Trip Around the World | Aug 19, 2014
  • Angkor Wat archeological complex The Angkor Archeological Complex is an expansive collection of temples spread throughout the countrysid Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Jul 26, 2014
  • Siem Reap and the temples of Angkor, CambodiaAside from hearing that the lost city of Angkor was South East Asia's equivalent of Machu Picchu and that it was featured in Angelina Jolie's movie "Tomb Raider",we didn't know much else about the temples of Angkor before we visited. Posted by gregandissy in There and back again | Aug 15, 2014
  • Helping in small ways in Siem Reap Cambodia is a place of great wonder and great sadness. Bright green fields of rice stretching across a flat plain, palm and coconut trees dotting the landscape, the occasional Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Jul 25, 2014
  • Rules of the RoadA Norwegian who had been living in Phnom Penh asked me, “Do you understand the road rules here?”. My reply, “They have rules?”. “I don’t know”. Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam all seem to share similar ideas on how to use Posted by grasshopper in Singapore to London Overland | Aug 9, 2014
  • Please Sir, Can I Come In?The most daunting prospect when I started researching this trip was … visas. Requirements for official letters of invitation, confirmed bookings, return air tickets, covering letters from travel agents seemed to make an overland trip beyond reach. After h Posted by grasshopper in Singapore to London Overland | Aug 9, 2014
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