Zentraveler Addicted to Love by Smartphone

Robert Palmer had the sensational music hit Addicted to Love which was a major hit around the world.  If we look at addiction they all fit in the same psychological category…some good some bad!  As I walk around Thailand I see every kind of addict (especially smartphone users) who are oblivious to the real world and its surroundings.  Its amazing to me you can get any food in the restaurants, walk on the sidewalks, or try to converse to anyone in the restaurants , travel buses, health clinics or just about everywhere on earth. If someone told you several years ago you would spend most of your time looking at tiny screens and responding to every message you got…you would say are you crazy…my time is more important to me.  Not so fast!  As the smartphone addiction slowly takes over you are basically just a walking zombie for a few super-rich technology giants… Who are laughing all the way to the bank.

Sometimes I want to ask the smartphone user whats so damn important that you spend most of the time punching in numbers and looking at tiny screens.  Originally smart phones were used for close friends , family and emergencies.  Now you can get an apt for almost anything including: the local horse races, sporting events…and apps for apps sake. We are so dependent on our smartphones that we often joke about being addicted. However, what many people still fail to realize is that smartphone addiction is actually a very real problem affecting millions across the globe. One in ten smartphone users now admit to using their phones in the shower and during sex. The same figures even show that half of people use smartphones while driving.

Right now, there is a growing body of research that says excessive phone use is really bad for you. For starters, it’s bad for your brain, your neck, your eyes, and your fingers. It’s also linked to poor sleep, higher stress levels, and depression. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your smartphone, or more simply smartphone addiction and it’s a “first world problem” that’s showing no signs of slowing down. It’s already an enormous problem, but smartphone addiction is likely to grow even more common due to the rising demand for and access to the handsets. That is not to mention the rapid advances in the technology that allow them to perform more duties at even faster speeds. So what can we do?

 

We need to beat the addiction and learn how to use the smartphone to your advantage.  Like any addiction including smoking cigarettes, alcohol or sex abuse you need to realize your addiction and come to terms with your addiction. Because of the nature of the smartphone in the technology world this addiction rarely uses the cold turkey approach…unless it is ruining your life and your relationships. In this very short article on smartphone addiction we can simply do a few things that will help you beat the addiction.

  1.  Customize notifications on smartphone
  2. Limit smartphone usage
  3. Get rid of unnecessary apps
  4. Turn phone off before going to bed
  5. Decide why do I really need my smartphone 
  6. Have one day a week using a digital detox

So there you have it!  After weening yourself off of the smartphone addiction… kick your heels up in the air, take a long walk and begin to enjoy life again.  After-all whose life is it anyway?

QUOTE:

A smartphone is an addictive device which traps a soul into a lifeless planet full of lives.

Munia Khan

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: According to research from the media analytics company comScore, the average American adult spent approximately  2 hours and 51 minutes on their smartphone every single day in 2017. Tally up the hours we’re projected to spend on social media apps over a lifetime and the sum comes to a whopping 5 years and 4 months. (To put that in perspective, it’s 36% more time than any of us spend eating and drinking.) In other words, if you’ve ever questioned whether that twitchy feeling you get every time you scroll Instagram is a sign of actual addiction, you can officially stop wondering.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: A quality portion of your life!

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: Use the smartphone wisely or end up a ZOMBIE CONTROLLED DIGIT.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free.

 

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Zentraveler Treatise on Human Genome.

When they discovered DNA it was just a matter of time before the scientists could map your own Human Genome.  Why is this important ?  The main reason your human map will show the genes responsible for diseases and you can act accordingly to rid these diseases by treating the diseased genes.  Talk about explosive research and the future …this could be the break-thru the health industry has been searching for. Significant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society. Genetic issues are now playing a large role in health and public policy, and new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society

The human genome, like the genomes of all other living animals, is a collection of long polymers of DNA. These polymers are maintained in duplicate copy in the form of chromosomes in every human cell and encode in their sequence of constituent  bases (guanime} [G],adenine  [A],thymine  [T], and cytosine [C]) the details of the molecular and physical characteristics that form the corresponding organism. The sequence of these polymers, their organization and structure, and the chemical modifications they contain not only provide the machinery needed to express the information held within the genome but also provide the genome with the capability to replicate, repair, package, and otherwise maintain itself.

The human genome is the genome of Homo sapiens. It is made up of 23 chromosome pairs with a total of about 3 billion DNA base pairs. There are 24 distinct human chromosomes: 22 autosomal chromosomes, plus the sex-determining X and Y chromosomes. Chromosomes 1-22 are numbered roughly in order of decreasing size. Somatic cells usually have one copy of chromosomes 1-22 from each parent, plus an X chromosome from the mother, and either an X or Y chromosome from the father, for a total of 46. There are an estimated 20,000-25,000 human protein-coding genes.

In addition, the genome is essential for the survival of the human organism; without it no cell or tissue could live beyond a short period of time. For example, red blood cells (erythrocytes), which live for only about 120 days, and skin cells, which on average live for only about 17 days, must be renewed to maintain the viability of the human body , and it is within the genome that the fundamental information for the renewal of these cells, and many other types of cells, is found.The human genome is not uniform. Excepting identical (monozygous) twins , no two humans on Earth share exactly the same genomic sequence. Further, the human genome is not static. Subtle and sometimes not so subtle changes arise with startling frequency. Some of these changes are neutral or even advantageous; these are passed from parent to child and eventually become commonplace in the population. Other changes may be detrimental, resulting in reduced survival or decreased fertility of those individuals who harbor them; these changes tend to be rare in the population. The genome of modern humans, therefore, is a record of the trials and successes of the generations that have come before. Reflected in the variation of the modern genome is the range of diversity that underlies what are typical traits of the human species. There is also evidence in the human genome of the continuing burden of detrimental variations that sometimes lead to disease.
Knowledge of the human genome provides an understanding of the origin of the human species, the relationships between sub-populations of humans, and the health tendencies or disease risks of individual humans. Indeed, in the past 20 years knowledge of the sequence and structure of the human genome has revolutionized many fields of study, including medicine, anthropology, and forensics. With technological advances that enable inexpensive and expanded access to genomic information, the amount of and the potential applications for the information that is extracted from the human genome is extraordinary.

QUOTE: Forget flowers give science.

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: In the Future all babies will have a Human Genome chip inserted at birth and then you are covered for life.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Your Memory…don’t burn it up using useless text on your smart phone and listening to deafening loud music….it.s your life.

ZENTRAVELER SAYS:  You could be the first person in your area to get a Human Genome medical document.  You could frame an extra copy next to your coat of arms.  You could carry a plastic covered wallet size and show it to anyone who deserves to see it.  Unless you know the person really well, like a relative, best friend or medical profession its probably not a great idea to order a beer or whiskey  and throw your Human Genome card on the bar. After-all this is your own map to your existing and future health!  As far as I know you can still get married without presenting your Human Genome Document….but the future is coming and coming fast.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free.

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Zentraveler visits Buddha Mountain, Thailand

BUDDHA MOUNTAIN

Buddha Mountain is located in the Silver Lake area of Thailand …also nicknamed Little Switzerland because of the rolling terrain and grape growing region.  It is simply amazing to see how The Golden Buddha Outline  dominates the area and is a favorite place for picture taking, meditation and just hanging out. The image of Buddha sat cross-legged, with one hand resting on his knee and the other in his lap, is engraved into the northern face of Khao Chi Chan. The solitary limestone hill was once used to supply the local construction industry with materials.

BUDDHA MOUNTAIN TEMPLE

In 1996, to commemorate His Majesty the King of Thailand’s golden jubilee, the 109-metre-tall and 70-metre-wide image was carved into the rock and then marked out in gold on the recommendation of the then Supreme Patriarch, who felt it was otherwise a waste of a perfectly good (and particularly beautiful) mountain. The image was designed using computer software and then drawn onto the side of Khao Chi Chan using a laser. This was done entirely at night, so that the light of the laser could be seen more clearly. During the day, the image would be fixed and adjusted. Finally, with the drawing completed, gold was used to fill in the sculpture.

SILVER-LAKE VINEYARD

The surrounding area is one of particular natural beauty and, while Khao Chi Chan is its most prominent landmark and attraction, other facilities have sprung up around it to take advantage of the high level of passing trade in the form of Thai and foreign visitors to this remarkable place. The car park is often busy with tour coaches, but is also the home of various snack and drink vendors and souvenir shops. The grounds in front of Buddha Mountain include a temple, with saffron-robed monks a common sight, so appropriate clothing is recommended (clothing that covers shoulders and legs above the knee).

SILVERLAKE RESTAURANT

Beyond this, there are no fees or restrictions on entering the grounds and getting up close to the awe-inspiring image. There are restrictions on exactly how close you can get to the mountain as there is still the possibility of injury from falling stones, but the areas where you can and cannot go are clearly marked and should be adhered to. Khao Chi Chan is reached by following Sukhumvit Road south from Pattaya and turning left on Ban Yen Road, which is about 500 metres after the turn-off for Wat Yansangwararam and a short distance before the Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark and Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens. Follow the road for six kilometres and you will be unable to miss this unforgettable attraction. If you’re not hiring a car, a taxi, Songtaew (baht bus) or even a motorbike taxi will get you there in about 20-30 minutes from the centre of Pattaya at a cost of around 500 baht.

SILVERLAKE FOUNTAIN

While in the area a must attraction would be to tour Silver-lake Vineyard and purchase a few samples for your delight.  Also just across the road there is an excellent Italian restaurant that makes its own wood burned pizzas and has a view to be envious of.

ARTISY SCULPTURE

QUOTES: “To me a mountain is a Buddha. Think of the patience, hundreds of thousands of years just sittin there bein perfectly perfectly silent and like praying for all living creatures in that silence and just waitin for us to stop all our frettin and foolin.” Jack Kerouac

LOCAL SILVERLAKE WINNERY

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: GLOBAL WARMING  is rising at an alarming rate.  If we don’t take IMMEDIATE ACTION WORLDWIDE the Great Barrier Reef of Australia will be destroyed, Miami Florida will be under water and we will lose BILLIONS of Humanoids, Animals, Fishes, Birds and Plants.  We have only one EARTH…WE NEED TO TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY.  Its almost too LATE, HOWEVER LETS TRY THE BRIGHTEST MINDS IN THE UNIVERSE USING TECHNOLOGY.  IT’S OUR LAST CHANCE

LADY BLESSING THE WINE

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Mountains…they are amazing natural wonder.  Don’t let some coal or oil Barron destroy your mountain.

ZENTRAVELER SAYS:  It’s all in zee wine making.  Drink no wine before its time…plus  a glass of wine a day can add years to your life.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free.

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Zentraveler on anti-aging drug metformin.

Silicon valley is finally getting the message as they are now spending billions of dollars on Research and Development to find the fountain of youth.  Lets start with the lowly worm which through years of research has added years to its life cycle.  Then lets go through the mouse study which added years to their lifespan by simply taking the drug metformin.

Until recent it was very difficult to get seed money for longevity studies since old age wasn’t considered a disease.  However since we are in the age of ME.  Researchers are pulling out all of the stops to develop a low cost longevity pill!

Enter Metformin which was originally developed as a antidiabetic drug and discovered by accident that  patients who were taking the drug were living longer.

Fast speed forward with several studies demonstrate that metformin reduces the risk of heart attack, and is associated with reduction in stroke, atrial fibrillation and death from all causes including tumors and cancers.

If this isn’t enough to curb your interest some of the most knowledgeable scientific researchers are taking the drug metformin on a daily basis for a nickel a pop.  New research shows the world’s first anti-aging drug could see humans live to 120 years.

We know that it is possible for handfuls of people to live to very old age and still be physically and socially active, so clearly they carry some kind of protection in their bodies.  They are essentially not ageing as quickly.  If we can harness that, then everyone can achieve those lifespans.

Dr Robert Temple, deputy director of the FDA said:  Their hope is that a wide variety of age related problems, loss of muscle tone, dizziness, falls, dementia, loss of eyesight, all of those things.  That would be something never done before.  If you really are doing something to alter ageing the population of interest is everybody.

It surely would be revolutionary if they can bring it off.  DR Simon Melov of the Buck Institute for Ageing Research added: You are talking about developing a therapy for a biological phenomenon which is universal and gives rise to all of these diseases.  And if you have a therapy for this thing, these diseases just go away!

So there you have it…METFORMIN  IS THE ANTI-AGING DRUG that can improve your life, reduce diseases, and give you a longer lifespand.

Disclaimer: This website is simply the writers views and is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical or health advice and should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s judgment. None of the statements on Zentraveler are to be understood as a recommendation on how to treat any disease or health related condition. If you require medical or other assistance Zentraveler strongly encourages users to consult with a qualified health care professional.

QUOTE: “You are what you eat.  And you are what they eat. ”  eat a sensible diet!

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW:Ageing has been targeted by genetic and dietary manipulation and by drugs in order to increase lifespan and health span in numerous models. Metformin , which has demonstrated protective effects against several age-related diseases in humans will be tested in the TAME trial as the initial step in the development of increasingly effective next generation drugs.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Your Life….Its the only one you have!

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: If you want to extend your quality of life and maybe be disease free why not try a trial of daily METFORMIN….has very few side effects and can be taken before or after meals. Caution please check with a medical doctor before taking this drug.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free.

 

 

 

 

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Zentraveler treatise on designer jeans!

 

Just as the real world slips and slides from fake news Zentraveler uses an old Zen trick called a Koan to make sure you are paying attention!  As I write this treatise I am in my old designer jeans but they are in noway related to the designer genes of the future.  In the immediate future you can have your DNA set up for designer genes to insure your offspring will have the features you want them to have.

We have come a long way baby from cloning sheep to replacing a head on a horse.  The next area will allow you to pick out a nose, ears, size of head etc.  But don’t rush to judgment because this could soon get way out of wack.  Let’s say you scan Brad Pitt and put that image into the gene pool and because it went viral now you have one million Brad Pitt babies running around the world….or if you are on the dark side you might ask the gene machine to turn out The Elephant Man just to spite your wife.

As you can clearly see before you give your DNA to the Gene machine maybe its the new year and you can evaluate yourself and decide to improve the world step by step.  After-all we are all connected to the Universe through various harmonics and all you really need is a good tuning fork to create world harmony and eliminate unnecessary discord throughout the world.

Some of my best friends including animals realize we have limited time on this planet.  Best advice from Zentraveler is Get your spacesuit in order and beam me up SCOTTY! Ill see you when I see you as we adventure toward the unknown universes.

QUOTE: A single thread of harmonics holds us together like a spider web

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: Einsteins theory of realativity

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: planet earth

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: Save the earth or exit to other planets…its your choice!!!

 

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free?

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Zentraveler wishes everyone HAPPY HOLIDAYS

This is the time of year to use your best zen spirit to help everyone in the world.  The warmongers and terrorists have it all wrong.  Since the beginning of civilization we have made great advances in technology and war machines and have lost the most important thing which is life itself.  We should be at an advanced civilization where we share the ability to feed everyone in the world using our technology.  We now have DNA research where we can target every disease in the world and track its success with digital database therefore eradicating even the worst disease in the world including cancer.

However the world is wobbling like a bobber in a lake and and one false move will pull the bobber under meaning… GAME OVER.  OK WHAT WENT WRONG?  POWER MONGERS PUSH THEIR WAY INTO OUR LIVES BY SCARING US TO DEATH, BOMBING OUR TEMPLES AND HOUSES, RUIN OUR CHILD EDUCATION, JEALOUS OF OUR DEMOCRATIC WAY OF LIFE AND CONTINUE TO TRY AND SCARE US MAKING SCARED PEOPLE COMMIT ALL TYPE OF ATROCITIES AROUND THE GLOBE.

WE NEED A REAL NATO ORGANIZATION THAT PLOWS TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO HELP THE POOR ACHIEVE A BETTER LIFE…WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY AND THE NEW NATO SHOULD HOLD ACCOUNTABLE ANY CORRUPT NATIONS THAT DENIES ITS CITIZENS PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS AND PERSONAL FREEDOM FROM TYRANNY AND WAR LORDS.

WE NEED TO RISE UP ABOVE THE FREY AND START BY PLANTING TEN TREES PER PERSON TO HELP WITH AIR POLLUTION, TRAIN THE SCHOOLS  TO TEACH THE CHILDREN NOT TO LITER PLASTIC IN OUR LANDS AND OCEANS, AND TEACH PEOPLE TO GROW THEIR OWN FOOD AND HELP THEM COME INTO THE CYBER AGE.

EVERY PERSON ON EARTH HAS A DIRECT CONNECTION TO A BUILT IN SAFETY VALVE WHICH CAN BE ACTIVATED SIMPLY BY MEDITATION ON A DAILY BASIS.  THE DALY LAMA MEDITATES FIVE HOURS PER DAY AND IS IN COMPLETE PEACE WITH HIMSELF AND THE UNIVERSE..

YOU TOO CAN ACHIEVE THE SAME PEACE BY CONNECTING TO YOUR INNER-SELF WHICH IS CONNECTED TO THE UNIVERSE THEREFORE HELPING THE WORLD TO BE A BETTER PLACE.

WHAT IS THE COST TO DO THIS?  YOU DONT NEED MICHAEL JORDAN TENNIS SHOES, GOLF CLUBS, TENNIS RACKETS, GYM SHORTS ….THE ONLY THING YOU NEED IS YOUR COMMITMENT TO MEDITATE FOR AT LEAST THIRTY MINUTES EVERY DAY.

THATS A PRETTY CHEAP COST TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD WOULD’T YOU THINK?

ZENTRAVELER  IS NOW LIVING IN THAILAND AND AFTER SOME QUALITY TIME FOR REFLECTION WILL CONTINUE WRITING THE ZENTRAVELER BLOG IN THE NEW YEAR.

QUOTE: YOU ARE ONE WITH THE UNIVERSE, BUT WE ARE ALL CONNECTED.

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: HOW TO FIANCE THE WORLD USING BITCOINS.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: THE WORLD .  its a pretty cool place

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: He wishes everyone HAPPY HOLIDAYS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories  and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free?

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Zentraveler showcases Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia.

Monks Angkor Wat

ANGKOR WAT-THE 7TH WONDER OF THE WORLD.

Angkor Wat, in its beauty and state of preservation, is unrivaled. Its mightiness and magnificence bespeak a pomp and a luxury surpassing that of a Pharaoh or a Shah Jahan, an impressiveness greater than that of the Pyramids, an artistic distinctiveness as fine as that of the Taj Mahal. Angkor Wat is located about six kilometers (four miles) north of Siem Reap, south of Angkor Thom.  Entry and exit to Angkor Wat can only be access from its west gate.

Angkor Wat was built in the first half of the 12th century (113-5BC). Estimated construction time of the temple is 30 years by King Suryavarman II, dedicated to Vishnu (Hindu), replica of Angkor Thom  style of art.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, the largest monument of the Angkor group and the best preserved, is an architectural masterpiece. Its perfection in composition, balance, proportions, relief’s and sculpture make it one of the finest monuments in the world.

Large Temple

Wat is the Khmer name for temple (the French spelling is “vat “), which was probably added to “Angkor “when it became a Theravada Buddhist monument, most likely in the sixteenth century. After 1432 when the capital moved to Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat was cared for by Buddhist monks.

Angor Wat

It is generally accepted that Angkor Wat was a funerary temple for King Suryavarman II and oriented to the west to conform to the symbolism between the setting sun and death. The bas-reliefs, designed for viewing from left to right in the order of Hindu funereal ritual, support this function.

Angkor Wat is a miniature replica of the universe in stone and represents an earthly model of the cosmic world. The central tower rises from the center of the monument symbolizing the mythical mountain, Meru, situated at the center of the universe. Its five towers correspond to the peaks of Meru. The outer wall corresponds to the mountains at the edge of the world, and the surrounding moat the oceans beyond.

Entrance Angkor Wat

The Angkor Wat Temples are so amazing I can honestly say words cannot describe this experience, however If you can’t visit Angkor Wat there is a plethora of excellent research from scientists, paleontologists, geographers, photographers, scholars and historical architects.

Even though Angkor Wat is the most photographed Khmer monument, nothing approaches the actual experience of seeing this temple. Frank Vincent grasped this sensation over 100 years ago.

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The general appearance of the wonder of the temple is beautiful and romantic as well as impressive and grand it must be seen to be understood and appreciated. One can never look upon the ensemble of the vat without a thrill, a pause, a feeling of being caught up onto the heavens. Perhaps it is the most impressive sight in the world of edifices.

Entwined Trees

Angkor Wat occupies a rectangular area of about 208 hectares (500 acres) defined by a laetrile wall. The first evidence of the site is a moat with a long sandstone causeway (length 250 meters, 820 feet; width 12 meters, 39 feet) crossing it and serving as the main access to the monument. The moat is 200 meters (656 feel) wide with a perimeter of 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles).

Female God

There are several options available for viewing Angkor Wat which include a tuc-tuc pickup at your hotel who will take you to the ticket office to purchase your ticket. They will photograph you and will be embedded on your ticket useful for various checkoff points amongst the many temples.  Your tuc tuc driver even though quite knowledgeable about the temples is not a licensed guide.  He will stay with you all day and drop you off at various temple sites and pick you up later as you walk through the historical temples.

Buddhist Monk

This was the choice I used, however his signage or communication says Tuc Tuc tour Angkor Wat approximately $10.00 us dollars, which does not include your entrance ticket another $10.00.  Make sure you have loose cotton clothing, extra bottles of water, and comfortable walking shoes…as you will be doing some serious trekking on a one day outing.  They have local eateries for snacks, water and going to the toilet.  Did I mention maybe a good idea to take your camera or cameras and take digital pictures till the cows come home. Also don’t forget to give your tuc tuc driver some bottled water and a tip…they provide an excellent service.

Kings Swim Pool

Other options include a guide which would be very informative, a three day pass which is still not enough time to photograph, and grasp the grandeur and enormity of these temples. Second day you could bicycle out… have lunch and just kick back while taking in the sites.

Temple Outdoor

So there you have it!  If you want to experience one of the greatest world heritage sites in the world…jump on an airplane, bus in from Thailand, take a river cruise or arrive on a water buffalo and just like that you are now a part of the wonder itself. Tip: Seeing Angkor Wat at sunrise should be on anyone’s must-see list. You won’t be the only one there, however. Expect a lot of tourists! It’s still best to go at sunrise, as more tourists arrive later in the day, and the heat becomes stifling anyway.

Contour Temple

QUOTE: God is in the details.  If our people can build Angkor Wat they can do anything.

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: The sun rising behind the five signature lotus-like towers, combined with the artificial pools situated in front of the temple, creates a perfect mirror perspective that enhances this heavenly and colorful natural display.  It’s a beautiful sunrise and a magnificent sandstone temple worth seeing twice, at the same time.

THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Old Temples and such they are a goldmine if preserved.

ZENTRAVELER SAYS: Add Angkor Wat to your travel and bucket list and enjoy one of the seven wonders of the world.

From here to Infinity is a relatively short ride! The next leg takes eons and eons as you fly through the Barycentric Dynamical Time Zone! …and on and on and on.  Follow the Zentraveler Blog often for Travel, Health and Zen-like stories and such. Where else can you get a three in one blog for the price of free?

 

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