Monthly Archives: May 2012

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Angkor Wat Sunrise and Angkor Thom


Aaaangkor Wat!!! And yes, I was left gasping for air in amazement!

Following such an inspiring trip around the Angkor Wat Temple Complex the previous day, it was impossible to resist waking up to another day and marvel on the beauty of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.

The view was just divine

Angkor Wat

Words defined in any superlative would not ever suffice and ever do justice in describing how overwhelming and awe-inspiring Angkor Wat is! It was a very humbling experience to finally see it in person and I cannot help myself but thank God for such a beautiful blessing. Truly, waking up at 4:00 in the morning was very much worth it because we were able to witness the momentous sunrise in Angkor Wat!

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Siem Reap, Cambodia: The Temples of Angkor


Visiting the Angkor Wat Temple Complex remained just a childhood dream– until I finally woke up one day, physically exploring the ancient 9 million year old temples and I can’t help but attribute it as a milestone that makes me beam with extraordinary happiness. I knew it was real, but for some reason, it made me shiver because it felt so surreal, dream-like, and mystical in so many ways!  It was elusive, mysterious and enigmatic that I couldn’t ever aptly describe the exact emotions I was feeling while exploring the different temples. Happy would be an understatement but awed honored would be more precise.

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