This is the men's royal pond, located at the north of Phimeneakas in Angkor Thom. This large pond paved in laterite with sandstone steps. The pond's border in the southwest was carved in high relief as seen in the photo above. From the opposite side of the pond, the water, the temple's reflection, the border, the… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Layered
"Amazement awaits us at every Corner"
Let's sit by the pool.. Just for a moment leave the world behind. I want to listen to the birds, I want to feel the wind, I want to touch the cold water, I want to smell the scent of the grass. Most of all.. I want to treasure this moment.. Just me and my… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Sras Srei
There is an Unusual carving in Ta Prohm Temple, Siem Reap. Can you spot a dinosaur? 😅 How come a creature from 150 milion years ago carved in the late of 12th century? Some archaeologist says that it is not a carving of dinousaur, but a rhinoceros surrounded by decorative floral. Well.. for me.. It's still… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : A Dinosaur…
This is one of my unforgettable trip in Cambodia : Beng Mealea. I reached this temple around 5 pm, when the sun was going to go home. I was accompanied by Srey, a little girl who lives across the west gate of the temple. Thank you so much Srey, because the darkness started to cover… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Between The Ruins
Last month, when I visited Angkot Wat, I was wondered because there's a new modern Bridge located at the south of the old stone bridge. I got an information that this new bridge is a temporary bridge made from polyethylene air bags. This new bridge will be used during the second phase reparation of Spean Harl, the… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : The Old and The New
Spean Thma is a classic Khmer word means "Stone Bridge". Yes.. it's really made of stone. Sarun, the tuk-tuk driver suddenly stopped his tuk-tuk just a few metres after we visited Thomanon Temple. Then he said "bridge", at first I didn't understand what he was talking about. He had to said it three times before… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Spean Thma