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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

Buddhist artwork in Wat Lolei in Angkor, Cambodia

Buddhist Artwork at Wat Lolei in Angkor, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of some beautiful Buddhist artwork inside Wat Lolei in Angkor, Cambodia. This is inside the modern temple at Lolei, one of the ancient Angkor temples in the Roluous group of ruins. This temple was covered floor to ceiling in this colourful artwork, and I spent quite some time wandering around and… Read More

Bags of Rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bags of Rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of some bags of rice at the Central Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia. There is no going down to the supermarket to buy a neatly packaged bag of rice here. Instead, head down to the market and buy it by weight from the huge sacks of rice that the seller has… Read More

Kids on bicycles in Cambodia

Two Kids on Bicycles in a Village in Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of two local kids getting ready to ride their bicycles in a small village outside Siem Reap, Cambodia. I took this photo while travelling around between the temples of Angkor in a tuk tuk. There is a lot of life to be seen in these little country villages. See more 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

Tree covered ruins at Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia

Tree Roots Covering a Doorway at Ta Som, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of a tree growing on top of an ancient stone gate at the jungle temple of Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia. The roots of this tree have grown down the ruins to surround the doorway of this gate which gives access to the temple. Ta Som is a 12th century temple… Read More

Rice fields and mountains in Vang Vieng, Laos

Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries

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In all of my travels around the world over the years, the majority of my time has been spent in Asia. In fact, I've probably spent the good part of a year of my life over there. In Southeast Asia, so far I have visited five countries - well, six including Singapore - and I… Read More

Fruit Cart in Battambang, Cambodia

Fruit Cart in Battambang, Cambodia

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Today's travel photo is of a woman buying fruit from a fruit cart at the central market in Battambang, Cambodia. Markets are great places to go to get an idea of what local living is like in a city or country. I always try to visit local markets when I travel to a new destination… 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

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