After a hectic day visiting Angkor Wat, we finished up at a remarkable temple, Banteay Kdei. Still used by some as a Buddhist temple, this ancient monastery is a remarkable place to visit.
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.
One of the many photographs possible at Angkor Wat, is from a visit to Ta Prohm Temple complex. There along a walkway one can find this Apsara seemingly embedded by a tree growing up through the temple ruins.
Walking around Siem Reap, the major city just outside of Angkor Wat Archaeological Park, one can find a number of small neighborhood stores selling pretty much anything you would need. And they are really colorful places to visit and rummage around in.
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.
A new feature for 2018, I am posting a photograph of the day and sharing my work with you.
This past December my wife and I went to visit our daughter in South Korea for Christmas. My daughter had requested to visit Cambodia. Now, one of the places I have always wanted to go was Angkor Wat, so how could I refuse that request!? Now for those who do not know, Angkor Wat is actually a large area with…