September 17, 2014

Young Monks of Angkor

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These two young men enjoy the serenity of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat while working on their monastic studies. The orange robes are a common site in this part of Cambodia.

Photo Feature: Angkor Wat Reflected

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); An unexpectedly interesting and budget friendly travel destination is Southeast Asia. Cambodia is a wealth of ancient temples and statuary, and you can do an awful lot for a very little. Angkor Wat is the  most notable destination, but there is much much more to see.  [...]

Temple in Rural Cambodia

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This temple in rural Cambodia is located near the French colonial town of Battambang. Nearby is another facility where young monks train, and other Khmer ruins available for touring for those who take the time to explore this part of the country.

Photo from the Road: School Books on Bike

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Bicycles are a common form of transportation around Angkor Wat, and elsewhere in Cambodia. People use them to transport groceries, farm animals, family members and more.

Making the Most of Your Holiday in Cambodia

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Setting aside references to the cult classic song by The Dead Kennedies, taking a holiday in Cambodia is a life’s dream for many travelers.

Siem Reap: Cambodian Silk, Angkor Wat and Great Thai Food?

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chances are, if you’re heading to Siem Reap, Cambodia, you’re going to see Angkor Wat. The subject of numerous documentaries and travel articles, this ancient and massive set of Khmer ruins is on the bucket list for many travelers.

Photo from the Road: Cambodian Postcard Salesman

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This young boy was selling postcards at one of the temples in the Angkor Wat complex near Siem Reap.