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Awestruck in a temple

The Reporter's Notebook

Dropping in for a three-day trip to Siem Reap, and a visit to Angkor Wat, a temple complex nearby, was a change of plans, and a welcome one at that.

Rediscovered by a French archeologist in the mid 1800s.

Siem Reap was Cambodia’s ancient capital, now with a population of 249,000.

The temple itself was built in the 12th century and is a little over 399 miles north of Phnom Penh, the current capital...


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