On our 7th day we went to Lake Tonle Sap which was one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. This will also be our last full day in Siem Reap, since we planned to take the bus to Sihanoukville the next day night. We had our breakfast at the hostel and then waited... Continue Reading →
Last three days we spent in the magnificent temples of Siem Reap. On the 6th we decided to visit some of the buddhist temples in downtown Siem Reap and then go to an Apsara dance show in the evening. On that day I learnt that our hostel serves breakfast for $2.75! So we had breakfast... Continue Reading →
Apsaras Gods of Nature and Fate Battle of Lanka between Asuras an Vanaras Punishments Given in Hell Royalties Kings Queen Khmer army in war with other kingdoms
These sculptures were carved such that it looks as if Vishnu sleeping on top of Adi Sesha in the ocean of milk when the water flows down.
As the sun came through the corner of the Angkor Wat, we were able to see the marvelous structure built by Khmer emperor Suriyvarman II for god Vishnu. It is one of the magnificent scenery that I have ever seen!
This is the day we started doing things in Cambodia. We woke up around 5 am in order to go to the temples. I already booked the tuktuk to take us to the temples. The day before we got a good advice from one of our fellow hostel dwellers from Sweden. He told us to... Continue Reading →
Our second day started at 5 am without much sleep the night before. We went to the dining hall in the Queenwood hotel to have breakfast. It was one of the awful meal that I ever had. The coffee was burnt and I didn't really like any of the food that they served. But this... Continue Reading →