That was a surprising day for us, some of us have been here almost two weeks and some one week. Today was a an amazing day at the impressing temples in Siem Reap Province. We started our temple trip at 8 am after we had breakfast in the hotel. The temples where we will visit today are Bayon, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace, Ta Prom and The Last one is Angkor Wat wat wat wat….!!!
Before we entered the Bayon Temple which is the temple has four faces we stopped in front of the grant entrance ( South Gate) which has 54 of gods and 54 of demons . That is so fascinating gate because we have seen some statuses no heads, arms.
After we visited it we took our bus through to Bayon Temple which has 54 towers and each tower has 4 beautiful smiling faces. It is so impressive because these faces have smiled almost 900 years.
After this great temple we walked through the Ba Phoun Temple which is the highest temple in the temple complex. Here we need to climb on the top of the temple. We used our skills like the monkeys. When we were on the top we can see a beautiful landscape surround this temple complex. After this we walked through the Pimean Akas Temple and Elephant Terrace some of us climbed up on the top of the temple because they were so energy guys. During we walk to the other temples Some of us (Alex) kicked the stones because she wants to test that how hard it is. Some of us didn’t want to leave from these amazing temples.
But we have two bigger temples to see, we continued our temples trip to the Ta Prom (Jungle or we can call Tomb Raider temple) with our sweaty and smelly. That is such an another amazing temple in this country. In this temple if you don’t have a sticky rice system we will get lose easily. When we arrived inside the temple we thought that we were in the jungle and it is the great place to play hide and seek. Some of us played it and they almost won, they almost had no lunch but Mr. Sohpea and Bun were good seekers so they can find them
After visiting this fascinating temple we continued our trip to have a picnic lunch in front of the Angkor Wat Wat temple that is the last temple for our trip today. That was a good lunch there, after lunch we went to find our Blue Pumpkin to buy the Ice Cream of something else. Some of us lay down on the stone, suddenly some of the monkeys come and want to sleep with us. That such the cheeky monkey, they come and took our left food.
After lunch and had break around 30 minute for our long trip we entered to the Angkor Wat. Inside there are such a great carving, all the carving are so lively and amazing. There around
2 000 Apsara with 37 different hair styles. As our tour guide told before this temple is for the king or the king’s family to celebrate the ceremony and visiting, but now we are the kings and queens we can climb on the top of the third level of the temple which is the level for the king and the god.
We were a bit tired because this temple is so big and high but we still smile and appreciate to the ancient ancestors of Cambodian that build all these charming temples for the their younger generation and for the world.
Today was such a great day for us to see all of these temples but tomorrow will be such a busy day to rebuild the human resources of this country to be the great one as other nations or the same as their ancestors who built all of these amazing temples.
Have a good night everyone.