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Hi, my name is Jim, I manage the California 2 Guesthouse in Phnom Penh. I have a passion for Cambodia and its rich heritage, wonderful people and beautiful places to explore. When I took over the Business in 2001 there wasn't much info on Cambodia and I was in the business of selling the country. As a result I needed to offer customers option and as a result, I began riding a motorcycle and finding temples was the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow ride in the countryside. After a few years, I acquired a GPS, not to find the treasures, but to mark them once I found them. (More often than not the route in was spaggeti and the route out was more direct) I travel on a 250cc motorcycle as seen left on the way to Odar Meanchey Province from Siem Reap Province on an ancient Dharmasala Route. Many visitors don't travel this way and a 250cc motorcycle isn't required to visit some of the places that follow, though it does offer freedom. Mini busses, Shared taxis, Motos driven by locals are some of the options available. As the country develops, more roads have been put in place and with better accessibility some of these places, consequently the adventure is disappearing. I want to share some of my journeys and hope to enrich your Cambodia experience with some of the same.

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This one is absolutely stunning!

Ta Mab

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I moved the mark. When I originally marked many of the places I used decimals and not degrees and minutes that were used here so placements were approximate. I have found a converter on line. Also with Cambodia becoming more popular, Google has improved the quality of their imagery. Thanks for the correction. I have many coordinates associated with the sites listed here as well as others on the California 2 website.

Actually I didn't. If you are on the road from Preah Vihear and come into the Town of Trapeang Prasat, as soon as you are at the intersection with the clinic, make a right turn an travel about 500 meters. There is a left turn that takes you into a wat. The three prasats are on the left before the wat and on the right side of the road is another ruin built with larger stones.

We actually got to the wat and I told someone there I would give them a dollar if they showed me where they were and they pointed back as I had drove right past them. Easiest dollar they ever earned!

Second Bridge in a series of 3 along the old Angkorian highway between Angkor Wat and Phi Mai

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