Georges Rhumerie: A Wine Tasting in Siem Reap

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

Advertisements

Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism

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

A LITTLE MORE ANGKOR!

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!

Cambodia – Preah Khan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Preah Khan (Khmer: ប្រាសាទព្រះខ័ន; “Royal Sword”) is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located northeast of Angkor Thom and just west of the Jayatataka baray, with which it was associated. It was the centre of a substantial organisation, with almost … Continue reading Cambodia – Preah Khan

Cambodia – Siem Reap – Day Tour – Baphuon Temple

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Baphuon (Khmer: ប្រាសាទបាពួន) is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It is located in Angkor Thom, northwest of the Bayon. Built in the mid-11th century, it is a three-tiered temple mountain built as the state temple of Udayadityavarman II dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. It is the archetype of … Continue reading Cambodia – Siem Reap – Day Tour – Baphuon Temple