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Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia

5 fascinating archaeological sites in Vietnam and Cambodia

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A journey to Southeast Asia isn’t just about tasting delicious food, exploring fantastic natural landscapes or lounging on beautiful beaches. On top of all that, the region is home to some of the most interesting archaeological sites in the world. With many surrounded by the jungle, a trip to some of the fantastic sites of… Read More

Ancient stone face at Bayon in Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Ancient Stone Face at Bayon in Angkor Thom, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of an ancient face carved out of stone at the temple ruins of Bayon in Angkor Thom, Cambodia. Bayon is one of the most impressive sites in all of Angkor, and is certainly the jewel of Angkor Thom – a huge ancient city in Angkor. It is characterized by these huge… Read More

Ruins at Bakong in Angkor, Cambodia

Ruins at Bakong in Angkor, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some ruins at the temple of Bakong in the Roluos Group of Temples in Angkor, Cambodia. This group of temples are some of the oldest in the Angkor area, and are a good starting point for your tour of the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia. Of the three temples in… Read More

Street corner in Battambang, Cambodia

Video: A Sudden Downpour in Battambang, Cambodia

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We had one of the first big summer storms here in Brisbane yesterday. I was at work at the time, and as I looked outside at the huge sudden downpour of rain, instantly cooling down the hot and humid day, I felt a little “home sick” for Southeast Asia. I was reminded of travelling through… Read More

Bridge across the river in Kampot, Cambodia

Bridge Across the River in Kampot, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the old bridge that crosses the river in Kampot, Cambodia. I found this bridge really interesting as it looks like three or four different bridges all connected together. I’m guessing that when one part has been destroyed by flooding it has been replaced by a completely different style and just… Read More

A busy market in Kratie, Cambodia

Busy Market in Kratie, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the busy central market in Kratie, Cambodia. Like most towns in Cambodia, Kratie’s central market is the liveliest place in town. It’s the place to go to buy everything that you need, from fresh produce and meat to clothes and household items. We stayed directly across from the market in… Read More

Entrance to Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The Entrance to Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is a panorama shot of the entrance to Angkor Wat in Angkor, Cambodia. Angkor Wat is surrounded by a huge man made moat, and this stone bridge gives you access to the temple. From here, the huge towers of Angkor Wat seem tiny, but when you finally reach them they are just… Read More

Chicken Amok served in a coconut in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Chicken Amok Served in a Coconut in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some tasty chicken amok served in a coconut in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Amok is a traditional Cambodian coconut curry, and every one that I tasted while travelling through the country was completely different. When I ordered this one at a little restaurant in Siem Reap, I was surprised when it… Read More

People selling durians on the street in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

People Selling Durians on the Street in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some people selling durians and other fruit on the street in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. For me, the thing I loved most about Kampong Cham was the people watching. It wasn’t a touristy place, so the locals all went about their business and I never got hassled at all by any… Read More

Ancient Stone Hallway at Ta Phrom in Angkor, Cambodia

Ancient Stone Hallway at Ta Phrom in Angkor, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of an ancient stone hallway inside the temple of Ta Phrom in Angkor, Cambodia. Ta Phrom is one of the most popular temples in Angkor, and it was absolutely packed full of tourists when I visited, however I only had to wonder off the beaten path to find some quieter parts… Read More

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