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Posts tagged "Phimeanakas"

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Cambodian Kid Climbing Phimeanakas

This week's TravelTuesday Picture of the Week is taken at one of the many structures in Angkor Thom (which I recently wrote about). Phimeanakas is a tall temple within Angkor Thom, with steep, crumbling steps leading to the top. I hesitated and wondered if it was safe, and if I could handle the tricky climb....

Day 8 (07-Apr-09): Temple Raider (Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, and Temples of Angkor)

My second day in Siem Reap and Angkor was spent exploring the so-called "heavy hitters" of Angkor, which included the magnificent complex of Angkor Thom, as well as the nature-ravaged ruins of Ta Prohm. These were places featured prominently in travelogues, as well as in pop culture, including shows such as The Amazing Race and...