Angkor Thom – Part 2

Angkor Thom – The Ancient Capital Part 2 of 2 on my adventures through the ancient temples of Angkor! Please see part 1 for tour options and my visit to Angkor Wat. Angkor Thom Of the 1200 plus temples of Angkor, the largest grouping of structures is located at Angkor Thom. It’s huge! It took…

Angkor Wat – Part 1

 The Temple of Angkor Wat The five days I spent in Siem Reap, Cambodia, touring the temples of Angkor were so grand I simply can’t cover it all in one article. So here is part 1 of 2 covering the tour options and the great Angkor Wat! I arrived in Siem Reap on February 7th…

Phnom Penh & The Killing Fields

A heartfelt day in Phnom Penh On February 5th I arrived in the capital city of Cambodia: Phnom Penh. It was already late, around 8pm, and I had spent the entire day travelling by bus and trudging through disorganized border customs. After a 2.5 km walk to the Royal Hotel I settled down for the…