Angkor Wat

Banteay Kdei

Just down the road from Ta Prohm is Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist temple built by Jayavarman VII in the Bayon style similar to Ta Prohm. Banteay Kdei means the “Citadel of Chambers” and the name is pretty accurate. Although smaller than Ta Prohm, it too is in a state of disrepair and is in the midst of renovations. However, unlike …

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Ta Prohm

Perhaps one of the most photogenic of the Angkor Wat temples, Ta Prohm was left pretty much as it was found intertwined with the jungle. Even though it has been cleared a little to allow for people to visit the various sections of the temple complex, it still has that “swallowed by the jungle” look and feel. Ta Prohm was …

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Video Quickie: Processing Photograph from Angkor Wat

A quick tutorial showing how I typically process a photograph. In this case a photograph I took while at Angkor Wat Archaeological Park in Siem Reap.  The photograph was taken at the Bayon in Angkor Thom.  One of my favorite photographs from that location is the smiling face of Javayaman VII who had the Bayon built in the 12th century as seen …

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Angkor Wat: The Temple Complex

As I noted in a previous blog post titled Bucket List: Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat was one of those locations that I have always wanted to visit – it was a part of my bucket list of places to visit before I shuffle off this mortal coil (as Macbeth would say in Shakespeare’s play of the same name). And it is a …

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Upcoming Trip to Cambodia!

My daughter is spending the year in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and we (my wife and I) are planning to visit her over the Christmas holidays. My daughter (and I) have wanted to visit Cambodia and this trip to Korea seemed to be the perfect opportunity! So we are going to visit two locations in Cambodia, Siem Reap …

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