Angkor Wat Day 2: Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm Temple & A Bonus Tour

January 22, 2024Cambodia

It’s 8 a.m. on our second day in Angkor Wat, and our tour guide Salon is adjusting our itinerary. “We are supposed to visit Angkor Thom first,” he tells us, “but I’d rather start at Ta Prohm. This is a very special temple, and if we go early, we’ll avoid the crowds. Everyone seems to … Read More

Angkor Wat: Exploring Cambodia’s Magnificent Ancient Temple

January 21, 2024Cambodia

“At [Angkor], there are ruins of such grandeur that, at the first view, one is filled with profound admiration, and cannot but ask what has become of this powerful race, so civilised, so enlightened, the authors of these gigantic works?” ~Henri Mouhot, French naturalist & explorer who first documented Angkor Wat to the Western world, Travels … Read More