Tag Archive: Angkor

Cambodia – The lost city Mahendraparvata.

Scratched and exhausted, Damian Evans pushed through the dense Cambodian jungle into a clearing where mountain villagers long ago attempted to grow rice, stepping onto a weed-covered mound. “Bingo”, the Australian archaeologist said… Continue reading

Cambodia Festival in New York City.

Cambodia festival in NYC weaves art over rough history; Met, Lincoln Center, Guggenheim a part.   One day, the world will speak of Cambodia without defining it by the raw, recent history of… Continue reading

Dangerous Amusements in Angkor/Siem Reap.

Two incidents within one week ring the alarm bells.  Hot air balloon with tourists crashes in Cambodia, 7 injured. A hot air balloon with tourists on board has crashed in Cambodia leaving seven people injured,… Continue reading

Breathing Cambodia – Away from Angkor Wat.

Take a glimpse of the Cambodian flora & fauna. Source: http://vimeo.com/57925060  

Angkor 333 – First-ever electric car developed in Cambodia.

Cambodia unveils 1st car designed, developed and assembled in the Kingdom.   Cambodia’s Heng Development Company on Monday unveiled the first-ever electric-powered cars manufactured in its factory in Kandal province. The firm recently completed a 20 million… Continue reading

Cambodia – River of the thousand lingas.

The “River of the Thousand Lingas” in Kbal Spean. Kbal Spean (“Bridge Head“) is an Angkorian era archaeological site on the southwest slopes of the Kulen Hills to the northeast of Angkor. It is along a 50 meters (160 ft) stretch… Continue reading

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap blaze kills eight people.

Eight people, including four children, were killed in a fire that tore through a popular night market in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap. The children, aged between nine and 14, were… Continue reading

Sihanoukville: Low demand for flight service.

Two month after Cambodia Angkor Air began operating between Siem Reap and coastal Sihanoukville, demand is not yet covering the national carrier”s cost. The airline is running its planes currently at around half… Continue reading

Siem Reap /Angkor Wat: Scaming tour guides.

An anonymous Cambodian tour guide reveals the scams of his trade. I became a tour guide in 2005 and deeply regret that I did not start that business earlier. I had no idea… Continue reading

Cambodia: 2.85 million visitors in 2011.

Cambodia had received 2.85 million foreign visitors in 2011, up 14 percent from 2.5 million in 2010. Vietnam on top. Preliminary statistics for 2011 showed that Vietnam still topped the list among the… Continue reading