Cambodia Angkor Wat – World Heritage Site

Angkor Wat, in its beauty and state of preservation, is unrivaled. Its mightiness and magnificence bespeak a pomp and a luxury surpassing that of a Pharaoh or a Shah Jahan, an impressiveness greater than that of the Pyramids, an artistic distinctiveness as fine as that of the Taj Mahal. Angkor Wat, the largest monument of the Angkor group and the best preserved, is an architectural masterpiece. Its perfection in composition, balance, proportions, relief’s and sculpture make it one of the finest monuments in the world.

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Cambodia Siem reap Temples day 2- Bakong and Bayon

Bakong and Bayon Temples Siem Reap Cambodia  Bakong is located at Roluos south of Preah Ko. Enter and leave the temple at the east. A modern Buddhist temple is situated to the right of the east entrance to Bakong. It was build in late ninth century (881) by king Indravarman I dedicated to Siva (Hindu) followed Prah Ko art style. The Bayon is located in the center of the city of Angkor Thom 1500 meters (4921 feet) from the south gate. Enter tower of the Bayon is from the east. Prasat Bayon was built in late 12th century to early 13th century, …

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Temples Angkor Wat Siem Reap Cambodia- Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm – The Tomb Raider Movie Temple It was built about mid-12th century to early 13th century (1186) by the King Jayavarman VII, dedicated to the mother of the king (Buddhist) replica to Bayon style of art. Ta Prohm is the undisputed capital of the kingdom of the Trees’. It has been left untouched by archaeologists except for the clearing of a path for visitors and structural strengthening to stave of further deterioration.

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Thailand My First 2 Months: Food and Drinks

Thailand is a culinary paradise. The street food is simply amazing. From the fresh salads and fruit to the fresh seafood and fried EVERYTHING ! and it is CHEAP ! The average meal is cost you 100 baht or about $3 US dollars ! I have even seen a food cart attached to a motorbike selling fresh hot fried or grilled chicken, pork and fish. The cart has a wok with hot grease and the driver is cooking the chicken while he drives ! WOW only in Thailand.  Here is photo gallery of just a few dishes I have enjoyed …

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Thailand My First 2 Months: Chiang Mai

         My next stop in Thailand was Chiang Mai the second largest city in Thailand.  It is also the most culturally and historically significant cities in northern Thailand. It is a very short one hour flight from Bangkok or a 10 hours bus ride. I loved the food, the people, the history and that fact that even though it was quote busy it paled in comparison to Bangkok.     The highlight of my trip to Chiang Mai was the visit to Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, the city’s most famous temple, stands on Doi Suthep, a hill to the north-west …

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Thailand: My First 2 Months – Bangkok

From the moment I landed at the Airport in Bangkok 2 months ago I was smitten by Thailand. Even after just a few hours in the bustling super busy capitol city of Bangkok I knew I was falling in love with Thailand. It just felt right. It felt exciting yet safe for some reason. It was scary but in a good way.I settled into my Hostel and it was a great experience actually the most comfortable bed I have slept in in my travels over 6 countries so far. I ventured out into the Bangkok and immediately I was struck …

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Portugal 2016 My First Month

I have spent one month touring Portugal and I have to say that it has been an amazing journey.  Portugal has so much to offer visitors.  I have traveled to the beaches and historic old ports of the Algarve to the capitol city of Lisbon and Portugal is so full of history, culture, and  magnificent architecture. The Portuguese people are very warm and welcoming. The food is incredible and very affordable compared to other  European countries. I have done my best to immerse myself in the culture during my stay. I am learning Portuguese and even attempting to speak the …

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5 Great Travel Tips

Here a few simple and easy travel tips that will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Enjoy ! 5 Easy Must-Read Travel Tips !                                                1.  Don’t Overpack ! Less is More.Far too many travels over pack and often take needless items with them when they travel. Check out the weather for your destination and pack accordingly. Flexibility is the key word. Pack outfits that can easily be interchanged and matched with other items you bring. …

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