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Pantulan Keajaiban

Pagi itu langit Siem Reap begitu suram, mendung tebal menjadi sinyal akan turun hujan. Tak akan ada pemandangan sunrise pastinya. Ah.. rasanya sia-sia bergegas-gegas menuju kesini. Sepanjang perjalanan dari pool bus menuju Angkor Wat, tampak jalan yang masih basah. Sepertinya hujan deras baru saja berhenti beberapa saat lalu. Rasanya hampir pasti, mentari tak akan menampakkan… Continue reading Pantulan Keajaiban

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Gara-Gara Kristik

Awal Maret tahun lalu saya berkesempatan kembali ke Angkor Wat sambil membawa selembar kristik (sulaman tusuk silang; cross stitch) bergambar Angkor Wat yang belum selesai. Sejak saya berhasil mendapatkan tiket PP Jakarta - Phnom Penh yang relatif murah, saya bertekad untuk menyelesaikan kristikan itu supaya dia bisa ikut mejeng di depan Angkor Wat yang asli.… Continue reading Gara-Gara Kristik

My Journey...

Di Bawah Langit Biru

Aku terus berlari walaupun rasanya jantung ini sudah menuntut ingin berhenti. Tiga puluh menit! Harus cukup! Langit biru di atas kepalaku tak kuindahkan. Aku hanya terus berlari sambil berkata “Excuse me..“ Aku merasakan jembatan apung yang kupijak bergetar keras hingga terpaksa aku mengurangi kecepatan. Sambil terus berjalan cepat kutatap bangunan abu-abu yang menjulang di hadapanku.… Continue reading Di Bawah Langit Biru

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Dua Kisah dari Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, 4 Maret 2018. Terhitung sudah empat kali saya menginjakkan kaki di candi Hindu terbesar di dunia ini. Setiap kunjungan membawa kisah dan kenangannya sendiri. Kali ini, Angkor memberikan dua kisah yang tak akan saya lupakan ^^. “Banjir” Berkat Ada seorang bikkhu yang selalu stand by di bagian Preah Pean-nya (hall of thousand Buddhas)… Continue reading Dua Kisah dari Angkor Wat

Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge : The Window Into The Past

While I was in Angkor Wat, I found that its Windows create the natural frame to the image. The balustrades make it more unique due to its curved shape. I have just realized that Angkor Wat itself is also the window into the past. When I saw the view from the windows, I imagined that the Kings… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : The Window Into The Past

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Weekly Photo Challenge : The Old and The New

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

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Love Me But Don’t Touch Me

The relief and carved stone in Angkor are in Danger!  due to natural weathering and also of being loved so much. Too many people touch the relief and press the stone.  But thanks to the Department of Monuments and Archeology for Apsara who has taken the emergency measures. Now most of the relief and carved stone are protected… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Love Me But Don’t Touch Me

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Bakan

Bakan is the principal sanctuary of Angkor Wat. It is the highest point of the central tower.  I am so thankful to get the Bakan Pass. Standing  Atop it brought my imagination to the 12th century when Jayavarman VII and his wife, Jayarajadevi stood at this place after defeat the Champ.  Maybe at that time he… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Bakan