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
When the sun has moved to the west and the dusk is coming, people usually stand looking to the sunset. And so do I.. But when I visited Phnom Sampov (Phnom Sampeu) in Battambang, I found the beauty on the opposite side of the sunset : the Shadow of Phnom Sampov, the wonderful landscape of east Battambang, and also… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Phnom Sampov
Suara Whitney Houston berkumandang keras dari kafe yang merangkap meja resepsionis di luar sana. Aku sedang sibuk menyusun ulang barang-barang supaya semuanya muat di dalam ransel. Hmm.. barang-barangku sudah beranak pinak menjadi begitu banyak, jadi aku terpaksa membongkar dan menyusun ulang. Berkali-kali. Tak ada tamu lain di hostel ini, dan pastinya aku pun hanya sendirian… Continue reading Perjalanan Penuh Kejutan
Saturday night. The smell of the rain. A beautiful cloudy sky. The warm yellow lights. People gathered in the park. I stood in front of the Victory Gate of The Royal Palace, feel the bustle of Phnom Penh, gave smile to every people I met. They thought I am a Local people and tried to make… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Still There..
"Dad, this week's photo challenge is about Face. Do you have any idea about what I should write?" "Hmm... How about Bayon?", My dad replied spontaneously. Ahaa... Bayon is our favorite temple in Angkor Archaeological Site. We have fallen in love to it from the very first sight. Over 200 large enigmatic faces carved on… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Enigmatic Faces
I had no idea which photo I should upload to participate in this week's challenge, until I re-read the instruction. Aha... I found the sentence "Take a new version of one of your photos.." Then the light bulb shine brightly over my head.. This two photos were taken at two different mornings, at the same… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Good Morning Phnom Penh…