Angkor Wat’s small circuit – Legends of the Hidden Temples Part II

Angkor Wat’s small circuit – Legends of the Hidden Temples Part II

This post covers Day 2 of temple sightseeing, this time at Angkor Wat’s small circuit.  For details on the large circuit as well as sunrise at Angkor Wat, please see my post here. Annika and I had both heard of people renting bicycles to see the temples that make up the small circuit.  Wanting a bit more independence as well as an excuse to get some good exercise, we were able to find a place within Siem Reap that would rent them to us for $2/day (with a $50 deposit)….

Angkor Wat’s grand circuit – Legends of the Hidden Temples Part I

Angkor Wat’s grand circuit – Legends of the Hidden Temples Part I

Since my 30 day Thailand visa was about to expire, I decided to do a visa run to a neighboring country to extend it.  It just so happens that Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat, is right on the border of Cambodia and Thailand, and only about an 8 hour bus ride from Bangkok.  I decided it was too good of an opportunity to pass up.  This post chronicles the first day of temple sightseeing including the sunrise over Angkor Wat and Angkor Wat’s grand circuit. The two most travelled paths…