Friday, December 08, 2006

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia (11.17.07 – 11.21.06)

Wedding Party crossing the causeway from Angor Wat - Cambodia Posted by Picasa

Passing through the central gate to Angkor Wat Posted by Picasa

Buddhist monks inside one of the other gates Posted by Picasa

Entrance to the central temple complex - Angkor Wat, Cambodia Posted by Picasa

One of the smaller peaks surrounding the central peak representing the Hindu's mythical Mt. Meru

Buddhist monks in the central temple complex Posted by Picasa

The South Gate of Angkor Thom, the fortified city surrounded by a 12 kilometer wall which is "6 meters high and 8 meter wide every step of the way." -Lonely Planet

From afar, my favorite site, Bayon Temple looks like piles of rubble (photo courtesy of Alex Noy)... Posted by Picasa

...but how many faces do you see now?

for scale

Two of 216 gargantuan faces watching over visitors in Bayon Temple Posted by Picasa

Close-Up of Avalokiteshvara, Bayon Temple - Angkor Wat, Cambodia Posted by Picasa

Ta Som - Angkor Wat, Cambodia Posted by Picasa

One of the MANY children selling souvenirs (I bought "Ten postcards, one dollar, Mister.") Posted by Picasa

My favorite child vendor (I bought a couple of her scarves)

Friendly Kid – one of very few kids NOT selling something Posted by Picasa


Anonymous Anonymous said...

You sir, amaze me! thanks for being you!

11:57 AM  

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