Unless You Like Getting Arrested in Cambodia, Don’t Take Your Pants Off at its Temples
People can’t stop getting naked at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple complex—and officials are none too pleased. In fact, the Apsara Authority—the group in charge of managing the site—has posted flyers reminding visitors to be respectful and stop taking nude photos at the sacred location. Still, one group of terrible tourists were caught mooning the camera at the largest religious monument in the world.
This isn’t the first time this has been an issue. This is the third group of travelers that’s been arrested for disrespecting the landmark just this year. Three French men and a separate pair of American sisters were fined and deported for a similar situation, the latter of which received a four-year ban on returning to Cambodia.
Good rule of thumb: if you’re at a sacred site, keep your pants on.
Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.