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
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
Angkor Archaeological Park was declared as UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992 and at the same time it was listed as World Heritage in Danger. In 1993 UNESCO launched a major campaign to restore and safeguard Angkor. Thanks to the world. In 2004, Angkor was removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger. Let's join our… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Angkor Archaeological Park
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