Department of Railways,
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204 Route 20. RUINS OF ANGKOR
its European manager only during the season between the middle of September and the middle of January, while for the rest of the year it is entrusted to a native keeper, who will rent its rooms and equipments according to the special demands of guests. The rates are eight dollars and up per day. During the season its restaurant is open, tariff : 50 cents to $1 for breakfast, $2.50 for luncheon, $3 for dinner. The charges for the use of its equipments are as follows : 40 cents for a set of mosquito nets, 10 cents for a set of cloths to cover dishes with, 30 cents for kitchen utensils per day, 30 cents for dishes, spoons, knives, etc., 30 cents for a table cloth. Upon request, a guide who can speak French may be secured.
Historical Sketcha Angkor is the old capital of the Khmer Dynasty. It was founded in the first century of the Christian era by immigrants from N. E. Burma, who conquered the whole region and became the ancestors of the present Cambodians. Their military influence dominated the surrounding countries for several centuries. While their native country, India, was