Archive for September 13th, 2006

Bon Voyage

Tonite I embark on a journey to experience the wonders of the far-east.
To visit the most rarest sight on planet earth, an architectural marvel, a lost civilization and a mystery that surrounds these temples “the holy city which is a temple”: Angkor wat

I plan to post everyday my experiences during this journey.
So here is my plan

Day 1  14 Sep 2006

I fly tommorow morning 3:35hrs to Singapore and then to Bangkok 13:35hrs
Out of the airport by 15:30hrs (depends on how long the VISA takes)
Check into a hotel and roam around the city for a bit.

Day 2  15 Sep 2006
Leave to Morchit bus terminal to catch a bus to Aranyaprathet (border to cambodia) and reach Siem Reap
by 16:00 hrs Check into a guest-house or a budget hotel. Visit night market rest early.

Day 3  16 Sep 2006
Leave guest house around 4:00 hrs to catch the first rays of sun hitting the Angkor Wat temples then spend the whole day visiting the temples (I heard one can do max 3 per day)
Angkor Wat
Angkor Thom

Day 4  17 Sep 2006
More temples
Preah Khan

Ta Prohm
Pre Rup
Ta Som

Day 5  18 Sep 2006
and more..
Neak Pean
Banteay Srei
Banteay Samre

Day 6  19 Sep 2006
Early morning leave Siem Reap to Bangkok reach Bangkok by evening rest or leave the same day to Pattaya/Phuket

Day 7  20 Sep 2006
Pattaya/Phuket (actually havent decided which one)

Day 8  21 Sep 2006
Beaches, Coral Islands of Pattaya/Phuket (actually havent decided which one) Leave to Bangkok

Day 9  22 Sep 2006
Visit the Ratchaburi Floating Market, Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Cruise in the Chaopraya river
City night tour

Day 10 23 Sep 2006
Visit MBK Shop for some goodies souvenirs leave to COLOMBO

Day 11  24 Sep 2006
Sight Seeing in Colombo (luckily I dont need a VISA for srilanka)
Flight leaves 18:00hrs to Bangalore

Day 12  25 Sep 2006
Back to the rat race
but I will have some more cherishable memories for a life time..hopefully

Cheers my friends stay linked to know more about Thailand and Cambodia

This how Angkor looks from the eyes of s_st’s


and through arjuns eyes

Angkor Sunrise

and through shapeshift eyes

Angkor Thom