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Magnificent Temples of Angkor

Posted on 14 February 2012 by christie

Christie & Brett at Angkor Wat

Temples of Angkor
The kings of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer empire from 800 to 1200 AD built hundred of temples with amazing archaeological designs trying to surpass their predecessors.   Today, the Temples of Angkor are one of the world’s most renowned ancient sites.   Unesco named Angkor a World Heritage Site in 1992.  We didn’t think an ancient city could outshine Bagan (Burma), but Angkor has done just that.  The temples are so unique creating an experience of their own.  Many of the temples were abandoned for centuries and the surrounding jungle has swallowed them up and become part of their structures.  The jungle temples were our favorites as once you step inside you experience such a mystical feel with man vs. nature. Continue Reading

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