A religious monument used for the Swing Ceremony. The ceremony was stopped in 1935 as the death were too high.
Located directly to the south of The Giant Swing, a 1st grade royal temple (1 of only 10 in Bangkok and 23 in Thailand).
There was a market then somebody decided to build the Bangkok to Samut Songkhram railway line through the middle.
Must have once been a local market for local people. No more. Prime tourist trap, no Thai customers within 5 miles.
The Wat houses the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand including the 46m (159 ft) long reclining Buddha.
The Grand Palace including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, official residence of the King of Thailand.
Cambodian Visa nearing expiry (in the middle of the Christmas holiday) so moved on to Bangkok, Thailand.
Phnom Sampeau rises all of 100m above the flat surrounding rice fields with several religious sites on top.
A Khmer Rouge execution site close to the top of a hill where their victims were killed and their bodies thrown into caves.
There are 13 colonies of Asian wrinkle-lipped bats in Cambodia, totalling an estimates 6.5 million bats.
Got to Battambang now with an interesting trip (boat up the river without enough water so having to get out and push).
Khum Koh Chiveang on the Sangker River which runs from beyond Battambang eastwards into the Tonle Sap Lake.