Archives for 2015

Lake Tonlé sap – Floating Villages

Entering lake Tonlé sap it was obvious the monsoon season was well underway, Tonlé sap  now an inland sea. A  fine sunny day, spectacular reflections on the water. Our boat passed slowly and carefully through the community  of floating villages, so as not to make a ‘big wash’. Floating homes We looked on in fascination as we passed the floating […]

Sangkae River Boat Cruise – Stung Sangkae River

 Leaving Battambang Province Our stay at the Stung Sangke Hotel was very pleasant and these two delightful young girls cooked a delicious breakfast for us both mornings. The foyer of the hotel is very attractive with an impressive staircase, 3-D carving of Angkor Wat (we’re headed there next), beautifully carved table in the center of the foyer […]

Wat Banan – Battambang Province

In the afternoon an interesting visit to Wat Banan temple some 27 km south of Battambang. Battambang Province has proved to be such an interesting rural area. Wat Banan is an Angkor era temple atop  an 1310 ft mountain at Koh Tey. Two lions guard the entrance to a set of wide steps, the steps guarded by the […]

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