Angkor Wat Bike Race

Race Date: December 4 - 5, 2010 - Location: Seam Riep, Cambodia
Since 2006 VFI has proudly hosted the Angkor Wat Bike Race and Rally at the magnificent Angkor Wat Temple Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Cambodia. This year we will host a 30km ride, an 80km ride and a Cyclo Race through the magnificent ancient temples, forests and rice fields of Angkor Wat.

The event attracts participants of all parts of the globe who come to bike, have fun and raise funds for VFI projects in Cambodia. For more details of the work that we do, please check out our website, www.villagefocus.org. Read More...
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Le Meridien Angkor - Official Partner of 2010 Angkor Photo Festival

Nov 10, 2010 – SIEM REAP, Cambodia – The closest luxury hotel to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat, Le Méridien Angkor has partnered with the 2010 Angkor Photo Festival to support its mission of creating a two-way platform for encounters + exchanges between Asia and the rest of the world, while fostering the careers of young Asian photographers. In addition to its involvement as a patron of the festival, Le Méridien Angkor will curate uniquely-tailored experiences for its guests staying over the festival dates, November 20-27, 2010. “Our aim is to allow travellers to not only experience ancient Angkor, but to come face-to-face with Siem Reap’s contemporary cultural renaissance,” said Le Méridien Angkor General Manager, Gregory Anderson. Read More...
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Le Méridien Angkor - 2010 World Travel Awards

Le Méridien Angkor Is Recognised By The World Travel Awards For The Fourth Consecutive Year And Continues To Introduce Travellers To Ancient And Contemporary Cambodia. For the fourth year in a row, Le Méridien Angkor has been recognised at the 2010 World Travel Awards as Cambodia's Leading Hotel and Cambodia's Leading Spa. Known as the Oscar's of the Travel Industry, The World Travel Awards are held annually and represent the highest standard of excellence within the hospitality industry. Read More...
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Hotel de la Paix - one of the '100 Best Hotels in The World'

Editors of influential travel title The Sunday Times Travel Magazine have named the stylish Siem Reap boutique property Hotel de la Paix as one of the '100 Best Hotels In The World' in their annual list. Hotel de la Paix is the only hotel in Cambodia to appear in the list, beating countless competitors from prominent international luxury brands. Read More...
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Bonn Om Touk - Water Festival

Location: Siem Reap River | Date: 20 Nov. - 23 Nov 2010
One of the most popular festivals and celebrations in Cambodia is undoubtedly the Water Festival which is also called Bonn Om Touk in Khmer. It is celebrated on the full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk, which usually falls in the end of October or November. Read More...
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Terrace of the Elephants

The Terrace of the Elephants is part of the walled city of Angkor Thom, temple ruin in Cambodia. The terrace was used by Angkor's king Jayavarman VII as a platform from which to view his victorious returning army. Read More...
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Old Market - Siem Reap

This stall is in the Old Market itself, or rather on the outer edge as the inside is pretty dark. I am not sure what kind of meat they are selling in this shop, I assume it is mostly beef and pork. Read More...
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Koh Ker - Prasat Thom

Koh Ker is an Angkorian site in northern Cambodia. 100 km northeast of Angkor itself, it was briefly the capital of the Khmer empire between 928 and 944 under king Jayavarman IV and his son Hasavarman II. Read More...
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Tonle Sap - Kampong Phluk

Kampong Phluk is a commune and village in Siem Reap Province in northern-central Cambodia. It is a floating village on the Tonle Sap. The name means "harbor of the tusks". Read More...
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Kbal Spean - valley of a thousand lingas

Kbal Spean ("Bridge Head") is an Angkorian era site on the southwest slopes of the Kulen Hills in Cambodia, 25 km from the main Angkor group. It is commonly known as the valley of a 1000 Lingas. Read More...
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On the Road to Angkor Wat

How do I get from Bangkok to Angkor Wat? That is the question most often asked in the Guest Houses of Kaosan Road and Travel Agencies throughout the city of Bangkok.

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