My Photograph of the Day: Ta Prohm Ruins
The ruins of another courtyard at Ta Prohm, Angkor Wat Archeological Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

My Photograph of the Day: Ta Prohm Ruins

My Photograph of the Day is 'Ta Prohm Ruins.' Taken on Christmas Day in Siem Reap, Cambodia at Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm is perhaps the most famous temple complex in the area. The temple is partially reclaimed by the surrounding jungle and was used in the Tomb Raider movie series.

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My Photograph of the Day: Thommanon
One of the small temples at the Thommanon at Angkor Wat Archaeological Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

My Photograph of the Day: Thommanon

We had spent the morning visiting Angkor Wat proper and Angkor Thom. And on our way to eat lunch, we stopped off at the Thommanon. For those who may not know, Angkor Wat is really a region just outside of Siem Reap which is comprised of ancient cities built by the various Khmer kings back in the 11th through the 13th centuries.

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My Photograph of the Day: Cloister
A cloister at Ta Prohm at Angkor Wat Archeological Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

My Photograph of the Day: Cloister

Angkor Wat was everything I'd imagined it was. Temples after temples reaching back into time. Ta Prohm was perhaps one of my favorite temple complexes. It is temple complex where the jungle has encroached and has begun to reclaim the area once again. It is simply an amazing place to visit and to photograph. This artwork is one such print I was able to create from Ta Prohm.

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In the Spotlight: Dae Woong Jeon
A Buddhist Monk at prayer at Beomeosa Buddhist Temple in Busan, Republic of Korea.

In the Spotlight: Dae Woong Jeon

My daughter spent a year in Busan South Korea teaching English to Korean children at a private school. I was able to visit her twice during her stay in Busan.  The first time visiting, we went to Beomesa, a Buddhist temple in the northwest of Busan in the mountains. Unfortunately, we didn't do our research (so we didn't realize that…

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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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On Location: Busan, Republic of Korea
A Buddhist Monk at prayer at Beomeosa Buddhist Temple in Busan, Republic of Korea.

On Location: Busan, Republic of Korea

My daughter is spending the year in Yonje-Gu area of Busan, South Korea. She is teaching English to Korean school children at a private school. I had the pleasure of heading over there for several weeks to help her settle in and get herself setup. This also meant a quick visit to Fukuoka Japan so that she could get her…

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