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My top 5 travel "wow" moments

I have done my top 5 foodie destinations, now I fancy sharing where I had my most "wow" moments whilst travelling over the years. There have been many so it was difficult to pick just 5, but here is what I came up with.

- Angkor Wat / Angkor Complex, Siem Reap, Cambodia

I just got back from Cambodia and loved Siem Reap. You can see a full set of pictures on the post I published a few days ago:

Magical, mystical, Angkor Wat

But here are a few of my favourite shots. It is amazingly beautiful. Crumbling at the edges, or still in pieces. Fascinating.

- Taj Mahal, Agra, India

I was totally expecting to be disappointed when I went to the Taj Mahal. My now husband had not been in 4 trips to India as he thought it couldn't live up to the hype. But somehow it did. We late afternoon when the setting sun tints the Taj Mahal's marble pink. Beautiful doesn't even come close to describing it. The main feeling I took away from it was love, and how strong love is. You can virtuall…
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