Siem Reap

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

Road side stalls near Siem Reap, Cambodia

Road Side Stalls near Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some roadside stalls in the countryside near Siem Reap, Cambodia. I took this photo from our tuk tuk as we made our way towards Banteay Srei. These two ladies had set up shop right on the side of the road, one selling watermelons and the other selling bananas and some… Read More

Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia

The Water Temple of Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the water temple of Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia. Located near Preah Khan, Neak Pean is a small temple built on an island in a central pool. The pool is surrounded by four smaller pools, making it perfectly symmetrical, as was the style in Angkorian temples. This late 12th century… Read More

Ancient gate at Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia

The Jungle Temple of Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia

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Continuing on with our exploration of the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia, we headed from the temple mountain of Eastern Mebon to Ta Som – another temple that I had never heard of but was suggested by our tuk tuk driver. It is these sort of places that end up being really great finds because… Read More

Busy street at the market in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Busy Market Street in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of a busy street at Tsar Chaa (the central market) in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I absolutely love visiting local markets when I travel, particularly in Asia, so as soon as I got to Siem Reap, one of the first things I did was take a walk to it’s central market –… Read More

Temple of Bakong in Angkor, Cambodia

The Roluos Group of Temples in Angkor, Cambodia

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When we finally made it to Siem Reap to visit the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia, I had no idea where to start. Should we do what most people do and just head straight to Angkor Wat? Should we visit Ta Phrom, Banteay Srei or some of the lesser visited temples first? I spent a… Read More

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