Cambodia: Beauty of Angkor Wat

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Reflections of Angkor

Angkor Wat is famous for a very good reason: it is stunning in its beauty as well as its mystery.  The largest religious temple (Hindu) ever built almost a millennium ago and hidden from all until just recently.  While photo opportunities lie everywhere, the ambiance of this vast piece of art is felt only by wandering through its amazing halls and structures.

Reflections of the Monks

While there is a peacefulness that surrounds the area, I cannot help but wonder about all the strife and tragedy that has occurred over the past thousand years…taking what was once a mecca of Khmer life and while never fully abandoned, fell silent as the forces of nature took over as regional politics and war ebbed and flowed.

Lilies of Angkor Wat -4

In the jungle north of Angkor is one of my favorite spots, the Preah Khan temple, and unlike Angkor Wat, it has remained in ruins as there has been very…

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  1. Dalo 2013 каза:

    Thank you, such a peaceful place ~ wish you a good week!

    1. Bulged каза:

      Thank you, have a nice week too (or what is left of it0. I really like the play with the colors in the photos, thanks for sharing them. The place looks extraordinary.

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