Indrani Ghose Banteay Samre was one of those rare temples in Angkor where we were the only family touring it. This was on our way back from Banteay Srei. The tuk tuk driver of Siem Reap insisted we visit the Banteay Samre Temple and we are so glad we listened to him. One has to … Continue reading BANTEAY SAMRE – EXPLORING THIS UNDERRATED KHMER TEMPLE
Sometimes I wish I was an archaeologist and at Angkor Thom in Siem Reap, the desire got a bit stronger. So much has been unearthed but I am sure there is much more that is hidden! We started our 3rd day with tour of Preah Khan Temple. There are 4 temples in Angkor Complex with … Continue reading SPECTACULAR PREAH KHAN TEMPLE, ANGKOR COMPLEX
By Ruben Arribas As you know, we spent 9 days in Siem Reap, and did various activities. We did many different plans from visiting Angkor Temples, an adventure with the motorbikes in Siem Reap’s countryside, flying around Angkor temples, and visiting the night market everyday . Well, one day, we didn’t visit the night market … Continue reading Georges Rhumerie: A Wine Tasting in Siem Reap
The 12 th century is generally regarded as a period of European decline. In other parts of the world, however, this was certainly not the case. In South East Asia, the Khmer Empire was enjoying its Golden Age. Under the rule of its kings, the empire extended its borders over much of mainland South East Asia. In … Continue reading Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism
After a lovely morning spent exploring Angkor Wat, it was time to make the most of my (fricking expensive) ticket and see even more ancient Khmer temples! I had hired a tuk tuk driver for the day (with a new friend to save a bit of moolah) and this was an awesome way of getting … Continue reading A LITTLE MORE ANGKOR!