Ann and Brad's Great Adventure travel blog

Brad at the Doorsteps of Angkor Wat

Brad on a Balcony

Ann in a Corridor

Many Armed Vishnu Riding a Garuda

Buddha

Hall of a Thousand Buddhas

A Wat Inside the Wat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Very Steep Climb

Very Narrow Steps

Monks Through the Lattice

Window

Offering Prayers

A Wat Inside the Wat

 

Outside Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat from a Distance

A Little Drumming, Cambodian/African Style

Monkeying Around

On the Causeway Leading to Angkor Wat

 

Dengue Outbreak Notice

Another Landmine Band


Angkor Wat, the real thing!

Our second day in Siem Reap we mostly dedicated to visiting Angkor Wat, the mother of all wats. Angkor Wat is the largest temple in the area and according to our guidebook, believed to be the largest religious building in the world. It was never completely abandoned like the other temples and therefore is in much better shape than most.

We spent most of the afternoon climbing around. And boy are those stairs steep and narrow! As the afternoon wore on we saw the sun changing the colors on the temple. The temple, unlike most other temples, faces west so it caught some beautiful rays.

This entry really is the second part of the previous entry, so I won't belabor with any more long thoughts or lengthy explanations. Just enjoy!



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