Angkor Travel Blog› entry 167 of 212 › view all entries
June 5th, 2007 – by: ulysses
so i bought a 3 day pass right after arrival today (first evening, i.e. sunset visit after 5pm, is free!). a ton of temples, sunburnt & sweaty me, a 3 day pass and a tuktuk driver... this must end bad
but it turned out really well to my surprise... this place is really stunning & beautiful.. i just visited the angkor wat itself today and even that blows macchu picchu away in a split second... way more impressive
you charter a tuktuk driver from your guesthouse (4usd for the evening, 12 for the day) and get driven emperor style from temple to temple... very nice as everything is spread out over a few km
i plan to do 2 full days of temple sightseeing before heading back to bangkok and the first glimpse today was already amazing.
getting the 3 day pass was a quick thing, no problem if you dont have a pic... angkor wat was full with tourists but it was still possible to take pics without 100 people in it.
i climbed up the VERY steep steps up the central towers and got a nice view over the temple. after climbing down i spotted a monkey! unfortunately he spotted me too and got into teeth-fledging berzerker-charge mode and nearly jumped me before i ran away screaming 'get away devil of rabies!!!'
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