Photo a day, March 25, 2012 – Preah Khan Temple

Preah Kahn is a 12th century temple built under the reign of King Jayavarman VII. One of the most beautiful temples, it is a must-see for all travelers to Siem Reap. Each of the temples has unique aspects and if you have time, visit a wide swath of temples to understand not only the history, but the ancient Khmer culture as well. Enjoy all my … Continue reading Photo a day, March 25, 2012 – Preah Khan Temple

Photo a day – March 17, 2012, Jewel of Cambodia, Ankor Wat

Built in the early 12th century by King Suryavarman, Ankor Wat was not just a state temple, but also the capital of the mighty Khmer empire. In its heyday, over a million people lived in and around the temples. Today, Ankor Wat is the symbol of Cambodia and remains to this day a striking example of ancient architecture and beauty. Continue reading Photo a day – March 17, 2012, Jewel of Cambodia, Ankor Wat

Photo a day – March 15, 2012, Bayon Temple Smiles for the Camera

Built in the late 12th or early 13th century, the Bayon Temple complex is one of the most striking of the Khmer Ankor temples. The temple is extremely busy during the day, so late afternoon or early morning is easily the best time to visit. Continue reading Photo a day – March 15, 2012, Bayon Temple Smiles for the Camera