HIKING ANGKOR???

After my first visit I was interested in the idea of walking through the complex. The roads have wide shoulders and the tall trees provide lots of shade.  With this in mind, two of us returned to Siem Reap in March 2006 with plans to hike in the park.

DAY 2 Day 3

 

DAY 1

 

Near Royal Palace Phimeanakas

Phimeanakas

Phimeanakas

Gate through wall to Baphuon

Baphuon restoration

Baphuon restoration

Hundreds of outer stones waiting to be remounted on Baphuon

Saw cutting "LATERITE" for foundation blocks under sandstone.

Bayon temple

Bayon temple

Bayon temple

 

The blackest elephant I have ever seen

"Say buddy, you got a banana?"

Bill at the South Gate to Angkor Thom

Prasat Bei just south of Angkor Thom

North approach to Phnom Bakheng

Lower portion of north approach to Phnom Bakheng

Bill nears the top of Phnom Bakheng early in the morning when there are no tourists.

Phnom Bakheng

Phnom Bakheng

View of Angkor Wat from Phnom Bakheng

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Road out back side of Angkor Wat to the east gate

Angkor Wat as viewed from the east.

 

DAY 2