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Siem Reap, Cambodia: Angkor Wat Sunrise and Angkor Thom

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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

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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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Crossing Borders: Thailand-Cambodia

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all” –Helen Keller

Inspired by the drive to make each day count and see the world one day at a time, we decided to take on another adventure—this time, in Cambodia and Thailand (our fifth and sixth country together respectively). And  truly, we experienced the best of both worlds in the two countries. Cambodia and Thailand are so unique in so many different ways, but we openly embraced the respective diversity of their culture and people. And it’s so cool that a single border manages to remain witness to two completely different cultures, with completely different sets of values and people happening at the same time.

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