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!
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