Bayon, Siem Reap An unusual view of a Bayon face through a window
The roots almost look like they are writing in Khmer script. Photo found in a French National Geographic article about an uncovered ancient statue. Maybe these are the same relaxing monks at Ta Prohm we posted before?
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“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 […]
From the Phnom Pehn Post: Three punters came out on the losing side when Siem Reap provincial police raided a cockfighting ring on Tuesday. Police say the location in Deanrun commune was notorious for hosting matches, but when they arrived to crack down, the operators and bird owners all managed to flee. Two roosters and a […]
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, […]