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
This picture was taken at the Prasat Preah Vihear, which located on a steep cliff in the Dangrek Mountain, that also a natural border between Cambodia and Thailand. Here, you can see the earth, the water, feel the air, and several years ago you could feel the heat of fire from the conflict between the countries… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : The Border
Seorang imam yang tengah menjalani tahun sabatikal di Paris mendadak dipanggil pulang ke negerinya. Ia berkata kepada kawannya, "Aku pulang untuk mati." Ia adalah Pastor Joseph Chmar Salas yang ditahbiskan menjadi uskup koajutor atas Vikariat Apostolik Phnom Penh pada 14 April 1975, tiga hari sebelum Khmer Rouge menguasai dan mengosongkan Phnom Penh. Uskup sebelumnya, Mgr… Continue reading Mencari Jejakmu : Kisah Gereja Katolik Kamboja
PS : Lignum Draco, thanks for writing about Cambodia for this week's challenge. When I visit Cambodia, I always find this Unusual foods : fried cricket, spider, small frog, scorpion, and the most surprising is fried snake.. wow.. Please don't ask me about the taste.. I am not brave enough to try them... LOL...
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