Motoring along the dusty road that lies beside the Angkor Moat, the first sight of the temples themselves are breathtaking. I will never forget the moment my family and I came around the corner and saw the beauty of Angkor Wat. Enjoy more photographs of England, Wales, Scotland, Turkey, Cambodia and Belize.
At each of the temple complexes, the young kids sell all kinds of different merchandise in an attempt to make some money. The kids are very smart and have made it their jobs to know a bit about every country people could possibly ever come from. This boy knew the population of Canada, our Prime … More Photo a day, March 28, 2012 – Young Boy, Cambodian Book Seller
Built in the 10th century by King Rajendravarman, the East Mebon temple complex was its own island in the middle of the vast East Baray reservoir. With four stone landing docks, one can almost see the boats slowly making their way towards the temple. Enjoy more photographs of England, Wales, Scotland, Turkey, Cambodia and Belize.
One of the gates to the mighty Khmer Empire. Still to this day, the gate inspires as much awe as it would have in the late 12th century when much of the Ankor Wat temple complexes were created.
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 … More Photo a day – March 8, 2012, Treasure of Cambodia, Ankor Wat