Seam Reap

Guide this am….is Bunny
Jungle temple tour today

Everywhere we go the locals are aware of global warning. Hot season, very hot season, crazy (fucking) hot season

Now not so hot season so happy season for getting married with happy ending…lol! Dogs and elephants too!

White cows are stronger than black ones.  The black ones cannot handle the heat.  

Water buffalo have to bathe (get wet) within couple hours so now have modern water buffalo…motorized like motorbike. 

“Did you clear your business?” Means did you go to toilet?

Cambodians are not Chinese but celebrate Chinese New Year and become “Drunken masters”.

Ta Prom temple is name of Jungle temple 

893 AD… Bridge built

Fig tree…. Huge called Spung tree In Cambodia 

Angkor Wat is 164 sq km….with hand dug moat is 200 sq. km 

In 9th century Angkor Tom was built…. 9 sq. Km’s

So very fucking hot. Humid…31Cface dripping perspiration into eyes. Stinging … Can’t see. 

On the side of the road they are selling bamboo poles….. With sticky rice… For journey cuz it stays with you. They can add veggies and meat. If have to keep for longer period they pour it out, dried, then reconstituted later. 

 1112-1150.ad. Sandstone. Elephants to build

Last Hindu temple of the Khymer empire 

Angkor Wat is 164 sq km….with hand dug moat is 200 sq. km 

9th century Angkor Tom…. 9 sq. Kim’s

So very fucking hot. Humid…33C. face dripping perspiration into eyes. Stinging … Can’t see. 

On the side of the road they are selling bamboo poles….. With sticky rice… For journey cuz it stays with you. They can add veggies and meat. If have to keep for longer period they pour it out, dried, then reconstituted later. 

Most of us went quading out into the country.  It was fun…..my first time but I wished that I could have gone faster but that was not to be.  Got to keep one behind the other when a bunch of inexperienced tourists are riding.

For dinner we went to enjoy a meal at ” New Hope”, a training restaurant  and that in turn supports the school for victims of domestic violence and children of the street.  Excellent!

Feb. 11/16. Angkor Wat

Went to see the sun rise  over Angkor Wat….quite lovely.  Was up at 4 am…..not exactly holiday hours.

 1112-1150.ad. Sandstone. Elephants to build

Last Hindu temple of the Khymer empire  

Angkor Wat…… Earlier than Thom…never abandon….monks always here.

2 moats….dug by hand to protect the site.

162.4 hectares

Last Hindu temple of Khmer empire… Took from 1113…1152ad to build.

Face west …most face east. 

It took 6000 elephants. There are 10 million stone blocks that were brought from 55-60 km away.

34C. today….even hotter…..and humid. Don’t think I like this heat.  I did manage to climb up all those freaking steps at Angkor Wat. It always takes me longer but I am stubborn so will succeed in doing just about anything.

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  1. Vivien Evans

    Hola Chiquitita Good to hear from “you”. Sounds like u r having a fabulous adventure. Enjoy your cruise. I’m almost better…so starting to look at what’s next for me so looking forward to talking to you more about Cambodia & Vietnam when you get home. Vivien On Feb 10, 2016 11:48 PM, “gailstraveladventures” wrote:

    > gailgrant49 posted: “Guide this am….is Bunny Jungle temple tour today > Everywhere we go the locals are aware of global warning. Hot season, very > hot season, crazy (fucking) hot season Now not so hot season so happy > season for getting married with happy ending…lol! Dogs a” >

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