Category Archives: Cambodia

Photo of the Day – Banteay Srei

  One rainy day in August of 2011, John and I visited Banteay Srei. According to research, Banteay Srei in Khmer means City of Women. At first, they thought it meant “auspicious city”. But later finds (inscriptions in the monuments) … Continue reading

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My 1st Year Anniversary with Wordpress

I am often asked why I blog. My response all the time is that I do it for me. Writing helps me relax because it makes me remember the memories when I look at the photos I took. Plus I … Continue reading

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The Temples of Angkor

Angkor Archaelogical Park is composed of more than 1,000 temples. So it’s impossible to see all of them if you’re visiting for less than a week. We only stayed in Siem Reap for 5 days so we were able to … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត) is the largest[1] Hindu temple complex in the world, situated at Angkor, Cambodia, built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. As the best-preserved temple at the … Continue reading

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When You Say Nothing At All – Lea Walker

I love Windows Live Movie Maker! 🙂  And you tube, of course. hehe I made a video using the pictures I’ve taken from our vacations in the Philippines and outside the country (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam). The song … Continue reading

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En Route to Ho Chi Minh City

The final leg of our South East Asian trip last August, was a visit to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Since it was my first time in HCMC, I made up a list of places we would visit once … Continue reading

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Ta Phrom

Another magical experience I had was a visit to Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, Cambodia last month.  It is difficult to express it with words but I will do the best I can to describe how it was for me. … Continue reading

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Angkor Archaelogical Park – Bayon Temple

The main reason for our Southeast Asian Trip was to visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. So we stayed in SR for 5days to ensure that we get to see the place without rushing through it.  The first thing … Continue reading

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Somadevi Angkor Hotel and Spa

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of Somadevi Angkor Hotel and Spa for making our stay in Siem Reap wonderful. 🙂 *********************** The kingsize bed was so comfortable! After a long day of travel and … Continue reading

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The Border (Thailand-Cambodia)

I’ve read online that the border between Thailand and Cambodia is not easy. But I did not realize how difficult it was until I was able to try it. 🙂 I mentioned in my previous blog that we were picked … Continue reading

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