What all the fuss is about
There is no doubt that one thing drives Siem Reap’s tourism economy. It is a little thing called Angkor Wat. It explains the myriad visitors from around the world who flock to this place in high season and inhabit its endless array of hotels, hostels and home stays. Up to yesterday, we had resisted its charms. However, on our last day in Siem Reap and with a son who is keenly interested in architecture and design, it seemed the perfect time to dive in.