When Allan Clark (1896-1950) first saw an image of an apsaras, it was most likely during his Asian travels in 1926, when he visited Angkor Wat
For those wanting a tour of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, the company features a 19-day Grand Indochina tour, highlights of which include spending a full day sightseeing at the Angkor Wat
Thom complex of pyramid temples as well as visiting Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
But Thong Khon, minister of tourism, said the ceremony was in Siem Reap this year because the timing coincides with the first great Buddhist tourism event ''The Trail of Civilization and Art Performance'' at Angkor Wat
in which more than 100,000 participants, including those from nine other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan, South Korea and India.
However, as with the last similar trip, when 23 of us cycled from Bangkok to Angkor Wat
in 2005, we'll get to see these wonderful countries from a viewpoint rarely experienced by ordinary tourists, plus we'll meet and help children much less fortunate than ourselves.
Cambodian authorities have sought cooperation from their Vietnamese counterparts, who have since collected at least 23 pairs of the sandals bearing the illustrated image of Angkor Wat
on the sole.
The Russian-made An-24aircraft operated by PMT Air crashed on Monday in southern Cambodia while flying between Siem Reap - site of the famed Angkor Wat
temple complex - and Sihanoukville on the southern coast.
Thirty-seven steps - that's all it takes to reach heaven at the magical Angkor Wat
temple in Cambodia.
With an informal tone, she uses these stories to shed light on the experiences and impact of the Khmer Rouge genocide, the historical legacy of Angkor Wat
, relations with neighboring countries, the psychological effects of war, current politics, internally displaced peoples, the status of women and children, health and ecology, and future prospects.
But the essence of his style comes, he insists, from Angkor Wat
and Khmer antiquity, his own architectural heritage.
The new service - launched on Friday (7 March) - is designed to link passengers to Angkor Wat
with an immediate connection to Siem Reap.
The best known sight in the country is without doubt Angkor Wat
is actually the name of the most emblematic, famous and impressive of the temples.