Coming up, and based on some 15 years of leading tours to Cambodia’s UNESCO World Heritage site; a few small tips and suggestions on how more..
Sambor Prei Kuk; – the earliest known Khmer city in Cambodia is a superb site, yet one that’s largely overlooked by visitors to the kingdom. more..
In 2008 Cambodia’s magnificent mountain top Angkor period temple, Preah Vihear received UNESCO World Heritage status and to our minds justifiably so, even if it more..
An isolated and very rarely visited ruined Angkor period temple site, Prasart Kok Roka in Cambodia’s Kompong Thom Province is famous, well locally at least, more..
Koh Ker, Chok Gargyar or Lingapura, as it was originally named, is a remote site lying in forest some 3 hours northeast of Siem Reap more..
Came across this ruined temple whilst poking around in some villages outside of Siem Reap recently: even the locals didn’t have a name for it more..
As with neighbouring Laos Cambodia currently has 2 entries on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, yet what entries they are! Firstly, the Angkor Archeological more..
That’s Prasart Preah Vihear in Khmer or Khao Preah Viharn in Thai. The recently promoted UNESCO World Heritage site is situated smack bang on the more..
Can’t go wrong really with giant roots and towering trees, mysterious carvings and jungle-clad ruins so here’s another selection of photos of Preah Khan and more..
Prior to the construction of Angkor Wat itself the mid-11th century Baphuon – royal temple of King Udayadityavarman II, (trying saying that after a couple more..
Banteay Kdei Temple in the Angkor complex is not generally considered one of the ‘major’ Angkor temples and is thus skipped by many visitors and more..
Take a look at the stunning sandstone lintel below: (this one’s from Sikhoraphum, Surin, Thailand), astonishingly well preserved, sharp detail, deep relief, complex and intricate more..
Busy wrapping up an Emerald Triangle tour in Phnom Penh so just a photo of the awesome Phnom Rung Temple in northeastern Thailand’s Buriram Province more..
Lying just a kilometre away from Wat Phu, the small Angkor period temple of Nang Sida, Laos, does tend to get overshadowed by it’s prestigious more..
Prasart Kong Phluk – another little known temple a km or so past the earlier described Prasart Chrei, situated just off the track that leads more..
Turn up in just about any Cambodian village and ask the locals if they have a ‘prasart boran‘ in those parts and they’ll almost certainly more..
Not one of Cambodia’s most well known tourist destinations but this small brick temple is well worth a peak if you’re passing and is conveniently more..
Giant gnarled trees rise from huge piles of sandstone blocks; spreading roots and creeping vines cloak massive walls, dense foliage obscures crumbling towers and moss more..
Bit rushed today so minimal text, (you’ll be glad to hear), and a few photos we came across in a far corner of our hard more..
Very attractive, but rarely visited temple a mere hour’s drive south of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. (Well traffic permitting that is.) Ta Prom is differentiated more..