Bayon We wrote about Angkor Wat in our previous post but there are numerous other temples in the Angkor complex that are worth a visit. On our first day after the sunrise at Angkor Wat we reached Bayon – the temple with many faces, somewhere around 11am. The sun was already…

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The temples of Angkor are Cambodia’s most iconic sight. They used to be the center of the ancient Khmer empire. It is a complex of multiple temples, some in better state than others, spread across thousands of hectares near Siem Reap. Most people know of Angkor Wat, the biggest and…

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Before starting, I would like to clarify something: it is not a typo – Wye is the name of the river. Now that we have that out of the way – last year somewhere in the middle of the (short UK) summer we started our first course of kayaking here…

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The idea of escaping for one weekend to Lyon and Geneva was spontaneous, we decided to give it a try after a friend mentioned she will pay a visit for a few days to an old Erasmus friend, Ion, that recently moved to Lyon. Since we only took carry-on luggage,…

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Corvin Castle After a drive of a little over an hour from Sibiu, we reached Hunedoara. The town itself is nothing glamorous, but it is home of the Corvin Castle, also known as the Hunyadi Castle which was built in the 15th century. Perched upon a rock, it features tall…

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