Eight-armed Vishnu

Eight-armed Vishnu

And I thought that Vishnu had four arms (which is two too many already). But the Vishnu-statue at Angkor Wat has eight. The statue greeted us at the western entrance of Angkor Wat. It’s hard to miss. It’s about five meters tall, and buddhists and buddhists...
World’s largest religious monument

World’s largest religious monument

Cambodia is always associated with Angkor Wat. It’s like bread and butter – you think of them together. Angkor Wat is a temple slash mausoleum that showcases classical Khmer architecture. It was built in the early 12th century as a Hindu temple, then...
Warm and helpful people

Warm and helpful people

Today I remember the Thais, Vietnamese and Cambodians. Let me tell you the good things I’ve experienced with them: 1. Thais are very loving towards kids. Whenever we took the train, somebody would always offer their seat for my five-year old daughter. At...