From the nyt article 52 Places to Go in 2014:
If you’ve seen the temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, then the country’s lost city of Mahendraparvata, its majestic temples on Phnom Kulen and the stone animal carvings at the site of Srah Damrei (elephant pond) should be next on your list. About 30 miles from Siem Reap, Mahendraparvata predates Angkor Wat by about 350 years and was the birthplace of the Khmer Empire in A.D. 802. Although the city has been known about for several decades, researchers in June discovered new temples and a network of roads and dikes that had been concealed under thick mountain vegetation.
9:45AM | On the monorail, wrong way 9:49AM | On the monorail again, right way. 10:05AM | At KL Sentral. | 10:20AM | On the KLIA Ex. | 10:52AM | At KLIA 2. | 11:21AM | Checked in. | 12:55PM | At the gate. | 1:35PM | Boarded. | 1:53PM | Take off! | 3:28PM | Landed!
Was just ok. None of the meat was marinated in any way so everything jus tasted like meat. The dipping sauces helped, but meh!
The ants here eat your feet and they sting!
A drink made from bird saliva. Taste like tapioca pearls.
Where we’re staying.
On our way!
It’s a tropical storm with ground shaking thunder and mind blowing wind, yet the sunset still managed to paint the sky beautiful :)
| 1:49PM | On a bike to the airport. | 1:50PM | Getting gas. | 1:50PM | On our way! | 2:12PM | At the airport. | 2:23PM | Checked in! Visas were all good :) | 4:07PM | Slippery take off! | 5:18PM | Touch down! | 5:56PM | Through customs! | 6:08PM | On the 152 bus. | 7:14PM | At khoi Hostel.