Raja Ampat is located in west Indonesia near the West Papua province. It is an archipelago of around 1500 islands. It is pretty hard to access this site, you will need to take a 6 hours flight from Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, and then taking a boat to reach the islands. The name of Raja Ampat comes from local mythology. Raja ampat pictures:
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Cambodia, the south eastern part of Asia continent has been known as a potential tourism destination recent year. Not only has the beautiful beaches, the culture of its domestic resident also become its own tourism attraction. There is also several building from the past that still exist today. The one of the historical building is Angkor Wat. This building was built by the king of Suryavarman II in the middle of 12th centuries. Actually, this building was functioned as a Hindus’ temple, but as the Buddhist religion was come in Thailand, the government changed its function become Buddhist temple. This building has been including to the wonder of the world.
This building is located on 5.5 kilometers north of modern town of Siem Rap. Compared with another old building, Angkor Wat can be seen have more good condition than other old temples in Cambodia. This building has special characteristic of its building. There is mountain mythology that has been based on the development of this temple. The wall is represent the sea, and the mountain around the world, there is a bridge that is become the only way to enter the temple. The bridge represents the connected way of gods and human.