8 places around the world for Buddhist pilgrimages

Not only is Angkor Wat Cambodia’s main attraction for visitors and a national symbol, even appearing on the Cambodian flag, it is a pilgrimage site for Buddhists. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Rays of light bounced off sandstone walls, casting delicate shadows on the intricately designed bas-relief.

It was New Year’s eve and there I was at Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with a friend.

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