Angkor Wat

7 11 2009

1dancingFrom the capital of Phnom Penh, we traveled by bus north to the city of Siem Reap, the gateway to the great Angkor Wat complex. We bought a three-day entrance ticket ($40) to the vast Angkor Wat complex  spent every-other day exploring the ruins by bicycle, resting between long days in the sun.  We rented bicycles and spent the days riding between the ruins and exploring the various temples and sites that make up the impressive Angkor Wat complex. Read the rest of this entry »

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

3 11 2009

1boatWe arrived in Phnom Penh on a boat from Chau Doc via the Mekong River. As we pulled into the dock, colorful long-boats were racing in the river as a part of a water festival. We disembarked and made our way through the streets to our hotel.  Alexa went to the national museum as Jason was feeling ill and stayed in the room. Read the rest of this entry »