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Southeast Asia Travel News

The Southeast Asia Travel Specialists Since 1999

Having inexplicably suffered a detached retina whilst watching Barbie VDO’s with an 8 year old, (no the doctor didn’t believe us either), we’ve not taken any new photos in while. A trawl through some catalogued images seemed to turn up an inordinate amount of bridge photos so for no reason whatsoever other than a plea for uninspiration to be taken…

A selection of superb Cambodia photographs from Gary Latham taken on his recent Images of Indochina photographic tour of Vietnam and Cambodia. So, without further a-do…..all images by Gary and comments by All Points East. (Please note that for the purposes of speed and space the images’ resolution have been reduced so apologies for any loss of quality!) Unusual star-lit…

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 of Angkor beers) – was the largest temple of the Angkor empire and with it’s main tower surmounting the massive sandstone pyramid, said to have been clad in bronze, and its spectacular raised entrance causeway…

The Royal Enclosure is  a walled-off area slightly to the north and west of the centre of Angkor Tom and which housed the palace complex of the Angkor kings. The palace itself was constructed of wood so nothing remains except for said surrounding walls which were constructed out of laterite, the sandstone-clad entrance gopuras and some stone lined bathing pools. …