If you want to see temples and meet some Cambodians this is the place to be. It is not perfectly comfortable. Its hot, sweaty, and out of the usual comfort zone of Siem Reap. But it is real. Go in the dry season and you will be invited into the homes of locals for their extravagant weddings! Everything about this visit was our favorite thing in SE Asia. If you want something that is protected from over tourism I highly recommend this.
You will not have A.C. (The best part) but your guide will be from Banteay Chhmar and he will be as accommodating as possible in a place that has electricity for 4-5 hours per evening and limited refrigeration. I cannot exaggerate this feeling enough! This place is just raw and makes traveling interesting. I would recommend that you learn a respectful gestures when visiting though. Try http://wikitravel.org/en/Khmer_phrasebook
Stay for a few days in the home stays and get to know some locals. Chop some cassava with the old ladies or just bring a couple toys and play with the kids.
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