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Angkor Wat: Location and Map

Angkor Wat: Location and Map

GPS Coordinates: N13.412246, E103.865519 Tourist maps download 1. Angkor Temple Map by TourismCambodia.com 2. The Temples of Angkor site map 3. Siem Reap city map by TourismCambodia.com 4. Sieam Reap detailed city map by Canby Publications.

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Angkor Wat: Travel Tip

Angkor Wat: Travel Tip

You can fly to Siem Reap from several Asian cities, including Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. There’s also a short flight from Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on Bangkok Air. Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor Wat, is about three miles south of the main temple. If you like the water, you can […]

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Angkor Wat Sunset Location Finder

Angkor Wat Sunset Location Finder

In order to to limit damage to the complex due to over crowded visitors during the sunset sightseeing, a website named Angkor Sunset Finder, will give tourists recommendations for where in the 400 square km complex one can watch spectacular sunsets. Only a handful of well-publicized spots from which to watch the setting sun attract […]

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Cambodia through the lens

Cambodia through the lens

By KC Wong Going to Cambodia was my wife’s idea: She thought that taking our children to a developing country would help to widen their horizons beyond theme parks and fun rides. We decided to focus just on Siem Reap to have more time to explore this ancient city. it was a wise decision. We […]

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Kingdom of the Khmers

Kingdom of the Khmers

By WAYNE JOHNSON The Angkor Wat and its surroundings exude an other-worldly feel. SIEM REAP is the gateway to one of the true Wonders of the World. The Angkor complex – particularly Angkor Wat temple itself – is one of the few places in the world which lives up to all the superlatives heaped upon […]

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A holiday in ruins

A holiday in ruins

The Phuket News – Friday, 25th Nov 2011 05:23 TRAVEL: “I know why you don’t have a boyfriend,” the 12-year-old souvenir seller tells me as she follows me down the road. I’m dreading the answer, knowing it surely won’t be good for my self esteem. “Why?” I ask her with caution. “It’s because you don’t […]

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Teh Tarik in Siem Reap

Teh Tarik in Siem Reap

| | | | | | | Where’s the best place in Siem Reap to enjoy a glass of Malaysian-style teh tarik? The D’Halal Cafe of course! It’s located in Explorers House guesthouse at Street Mondol I in Sangkat Svaydangkum and Malaysians working in Cambodia swear it’s the closest thing to home. If you happen […]

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

By Derek Ray | Published Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 One hundred and fifty years ago, a French naturalist wandering the jungles of Cambodia stumbled upon an archaeological gold mine. Hidden in the jungle were several temples built by a succession of rulers of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 12th centuries. King Jayavarman II […]

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Cambodia and the kids agree

Cambodia and the kids agree

By CAROLYN BATT Old ruins, rugged roads, pelting rain and a very Third World setting may make Cambodia sound like a place to skip if you’re travelling with kids but, in fact, the kids love it. Charlie is sprawled languorously in the armchair, his eyes half-closed in blissful stupor as the reflexologist kneads and prods […]

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In awe of ancient Angkor

In awe of ancient Angkor

By Jojie Alcantara April 2, 2011, 4:26am Long before Angelina Jolie made Angkor Wat a thrilling destination to visit through her movie Tomb Raider, I was dreaming of seeing this mystical location in the dense jungle of Cambodia. How to get there didn’t occur to me. As if teased by fate, early this year, my […]

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