Temple Run: Part III

At Bayon, just a short tuk-tuk ride up the road from Angkor Wat, the crowds were smaller but the complex’s layout was more confined: it was a little challenging navigating the worn, stacked stone without unwittingly winding up in someone’s photograph. We lingered for a little while, admiring giant stone faces that were absent from Angkor Wat, then traveled on into the mid-day heat.

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Temple Run: Part I

Siem Reap is home to the ruins of the seat of the Khmer empire, which once ruled much of Southeast Asia. Angkor Wat is the largest and most popular of the crumbling temple complexes, some of which have undergone intensive restoration. Other smaller complexes have been allowed to exist in their natural states: collapsed and covered in jungle growth.