While looking for picture references I came across this vintage photograph titled Angkor Wat (Circa 1866). Cambodia. After I started cleaning it up I noticed this dude in the boilersuit, wearing what looks like a hard hat. Now, the photo is old, maybe early 1900’s and has the photographers’ name is in the bottom left corner but […]
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Cambodia Vintage B&W Film Footage ~ Phnom Penh in 1965 Phnom Penh is pretty much still the same today, in terms of what people are doing in everyday life. But with a much larger population. Somehow it seems like people were more sophisticated then. At that time Phnom Penh was known as “The Pearl of […]
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❝ I’ve visited Angkor Wat 8 times over the years. And it never ceases to amaze me. And dating back to the 12th century, I’m not the only one. Making it one of my favorite places in the world to photograph. Only Istanbul and Rome can rival it. On this most recent trip, I decided […]
“On every side, in fantastic over-scale, the trunks of the silk-cotton trees soar skywards under a shadowy green canopy, their long spreading skirts trailing the ground and their endless roots coiling more like reptiles than plants.” — Maurice Glaize
When thinking about the Angkor era, it is common for one to conjure up images of towering infrastructure structures, such as the temples of Angkor Wat. However, what is less knows is that the Khmer ancestors were also able to receive high levels of education during the Angkor Empire. Dr. Chen Chanratana, head of […]
Based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers, BusinessInsider.com places Siem Reap, the gateway to world’s famous Angkor Wat, third place. The first and second of the list are: Kyoto, Japan, and Charleston, South Carolina. The Huffington Post’s travel writer also has a list of the 15 most memorable attractions in Cambodia, […]