In our travels, there were several places that Carrie and I could not go. This was not because of some current political agenda or religious practice. No… we could not explore certain parts of the world, places you would think…
A deeper look at some of the temples surrounding Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
What Angkor Wat is really like.
Banteay Srei is known as the women’s temple, though it’s made of red lava rock. Banteay Srei and the other ancient temples near Angkor Wat are definitely worth a visit.
Near the temples around Angkor Wat, Cambodia we stopped to see women boiling palm flower nectar down into palm sugar. This palm sugar was so delicious!
Golden Mango Inn in Siem Reap, Cambodia, near Angkor Wat review.
Uncomfortable night bus from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap
a backup plan for 4 days in Sihanoukville
S21 was a school converted into a prison. 1.5 million to 3 million people (over 1/4 of all Cambodians at the time) were killed between 1970-1979, either by Vietnamese guns, United States bombs.or at the hands of their own authoritarian governments.
Mekong River. There are hundreds of these floating homes. From Vietnam to Cambodia. Cruising the Mekong River into Cambodia was one of my favorite travel experiences.