Category Archives: Siem Reap

Cambodia: Artisans of Angkor Silk Farm

On my second full day in Siem Reap, I visited the Angkor Silk Farm.  It was threatening rain all day, and after getting heatstroke the day before from spending too much time in a tuk tuk, I decided to book … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Sunset at Pre Rup Temple

The most popular place to observe sunset is the top of Phnom Bakheng looking back at Angkor Wat.  But honestly, by the time sunset rolled around on my first day I was just over the big crowds and I asked … Continue reading

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Everyday Cambodia (part 1)

My main reason for going to Siem Reap were the temples.  However, once there, I discovered more to love. I really liked the tuktuks.  For whatever reason, I always picture tuktuks to look like the ones in India–probably because those … Continue reading

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Exploring Angkor Wat

Initially I didn’t plan to use a tour guide at all while I was in Siem Reap.  The whole point was to be alone and away from everyone.  However, my hotel encouraged me to have a guide and on the … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat at sunrise

Heads up–I’m going to talk about photography a bit in this post.  Feel free to skim and just look at the pretty pictures. **Disclaimer–numbers/sunrise times were applicable during my visit in early May 2014.  Depending on when you read this, … Continue reading

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