A Visit to the Floating Village of Chong Khneas – A Drifting Community

The Siam Reap province is best-known as the gateway to Angkor. But, it’s also the location of Tonle Sap Lake, where’ll you’ll find scenic floating villages like Chong Khneas. It’s one of a handful of floating village open to foreigners Located at the northern end of the lake, the village of Chong Khneas is home…

Tonle Sap Lake – The Floating Villages

250 km in length and 100 km wide, Tonle Sap Lake is a spot in Siem Reap that is worth visiting. The lake is home to both humans and fish. Here are more interesting things about 4 main floating villages on the lake giving you more reason for a visit here. Chong Khneas This is…

Facts about Tonle Sap Lake – The Great Lake of Cambodia

Siem Reap is a popular resort town for good reason, it’s a place of lush natural beauty, and is also historically significant since it is a gateway to the legendary Angkor region. Background Siem Reap translates to ‘fresh large river’, although the term ‘great lake’ is commonly used. The lake itself is over 120km in…

The Lost City: Siem Reap – The Metropolis that Eventually Birthed Angkor

Cambodia is a mysterious land with a lot of history, with a heritage that goes back many centuries, and possibly millennia. Presently, the ruins of an ancient metropolis were uncovered. The Expedition The existence of an ancient city that predates Angkor was known about for many decades, but no one could penetrate the thick forest…