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UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia

The famous UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap was originally built as a Hindu temple and then converted to a Buddhist, it functioned as the centre of the Khmer Kingdom. The tourist crowds get large here, … Continue reading

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Beng Mealea Temple, Cambodia

Beng Mealea Temple in Cambodia is about an hour or so from the more famous Angkor Wat Temple complex. It has similar style and is thus assumed to have been built at approximately the same time and by King Suryavarman … Continue reading

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Seeing Angkor Wat from a hot air balloon

I did this a few years ago, it was only a stationary hot air balloon, but well worthwhile nonetheless. From memory it was about $20 for a 15 minute ride.

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