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Travel Tuesday Cambodia: Angkor Wat

The grandaddy of the sites, Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat (/ˌæŋkɔːr ˈwɒt/; Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត, “City/Capital of Temples”) is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world by land area,[1] on a site measuring 162.6 hectares (1.626 km2; 402 acres).[2] Originally constructed as a Hindu temple[1] dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday Cambodia: Angkor Thom

Here’s today’s travel pic from Cambodia, Angkor Thom. Angkor Thom was established as the capital of Jayavarman VII’s empire, and was the centre of his massive building program. One inscription found in the city refers to Jayavarman as the groom … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday Cambodia: Ak Yum

I’m starting the year with one of my favorite places and one in which I would LOVE to return to, Cambodia. I plan to visit each and everyone of those places again. This here is Ak Yum. Ak Yum (Khmer: ប្រាសាទអកយំ) is … Continue reading

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