The Temples of Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is one temple of many near Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is a World Heritage Site, and the best known of the ancient Wats of Cambodia.

A few pictures:

Claire descending the temple of doom under the watchful prayers of three monks

Claire descending the temple of doom under the watchful prayers of three monks

Woman of the Temple Angkor Wat

Woman of the Temple Angkor Wat

Nymphs at Angkor Wat

Nymphs at Angkor Wat

Monk at Angkor Wat

Monk at Angkor Wat

Ankor Wat over the moat

Ankor Wat over the moat

Stairs to Central Tower

Stairs to Central Tower

A Central Pyramid of Anckor Wat

A Central Pyramid of Anckor Wat

Wat

Offering

Offering

Don't know who these guys are?

Don’t know who these guys are?

Intricate Stone Carving Found by the Thousands

Intricate Stone Carving Found by the Thousands

Returning to Nature

Returning to Nature

Passageway at Angkor Wat

Passageway at Angkor Wat

More Nymps

More Nymps

Vendor Girls at a Wat; no child care here, they work too.

Vendor Girls at a Wat; no child care here, they work too.

Thanatopsis

Thanatopsis

Reflective Monk on the Bad Luck Tower; struck by lightning before completion and abandoned

Reflective Monk on the Bad Luck Tower; struck by lightning before completion and abandoned

Time for Reflection

Time for Reflection


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The Temples of Angkor Wat — 2 Comments

  1. Thanks for following Sam. We’ll be back on the road again, this time in our motorhome to Alaska, and who knows what. I miss Asia already.

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