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Phnom Penh: The Other Side of Cambodia

Phnom Penh: The Other Side of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country which is most popular for its ancient structures called Angkor Wat. After being featured in Angelina Jolie’s movie, Tomb Raider, it has gained worldwide popularity. The movie was not very good but the location they have chosen for it was spectacularly […]

The Khmer Empire

The Khmer Empire

Here are more photos taken during my trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.

Angkor Wat – One of the World’s Wonders

Angkor Wat – One of the World’s Wonders

My first glimpse of Angkor Wat was in Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider movie. Since then, I have dreamt of one day being in Siem Reap and being in one of the most marvelous religious complexes of the ancient world. I got to realize my dream in June 2013. I went to the land of the great ruler Suryavarman II with 3 of my closest girl friends.

We had booked a flight to Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia and then took a bus to Siem Reap. Although Phnom Penh is the capital city, it is not as popular as Siem Reap and it only often serves as a transit point for tourists who want to see Angkor Wat.  You can read more of my Phnom Penh travel adventure here.

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