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
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
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
Independence Monument (left side) was built in 1958 to celebrate Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. And behind this monument is the newly bronze statue of King Norodom Sihanouk, which was inaugurated in October 2013. These two objects make A Good Match in the city centre of Phnom Penh.
Ket adalah seorang tuk-tuk driver yang dipertemukan dengan saya di lobby Chhaya Hotel. Dia memang bermarkas disitu dan selalu stand by mengantar tamunya Chhaya keliling Battambang. Tadinya sih.. saya sempat ogah dengan driver tuk-tuk yang nongkrong di hostel, karena dalam benak saya mereka pasti pasang tarif lebih tinggi. Tapi apa daya.. ketika saya melangkah keluar… Continue reading A Day With Ket