Angkor Silk Farm
[caption id="attachment_1479" align="aligncenter" width="683"] The wall of the Terrace of the Leper King. The statue on the top of the terrace was called the "Leper King" because discolouration and moss growing on it was reminiscent of a person with leprosy, and also because it fit in with a Cambodian legend of an Angkorian king Yasovarman I who had leprosy. (Thanks wikipedia).[/caption]
Ta Som Temple – Neak Pean – Preah Khan Temple
Banteay Srei – Prae Roup Temple
Baphuon – Phimeanakas – Terrace of the Elephants – Terrace of the Leper King – Ta Keo – Ta Prohm In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s part 1.
When I first arrived in Siem Reap 5 years ago, it was a smaller town with some paved roads in the center and dusty dirt roads out leading to scattered hotels. There were children begging in the streets and victims of land mines asking for help. I remember being reminded of India’s bone-grinding poverty and…Read More
Sunrise – Angkor Wat Angkor Thom – Bayon Temple