This is a Cambodian poster I haven’t come across before and I have a big collection. This sample may be washed out with age or the artist had discovered some of the locals secrets. The area around the waterfall is much greener as I remember it like the photograph below. The birthplace of the ancient […]
Tag: Siem Reap
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 […]
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?
Blasco on Deviant Art.
“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 […]