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Travel Photo of the Week 25April12 Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Sanskrit for city of temples, is both the largest religious complex and one of the oldest continually used religious sites in the world. Built in the early 12th century, the entire complex is a microcosm of the Hindu … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 10Nov11 Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the world’s largest religious complex Angkor Wat, Cambodia. This week’s “model” is an Apsara or in this case a Devata  – the differentiation comes from the posture of these … Continue reading

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Why Do Images Of Buddha Look Different?

  Have you ever wondered why sometimes statues of Buddha are thin and serious looking and other times he is quite round and jovial? Think of the statues in your local Chinese restaurant and then your local Thai restaurant, they … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 2July11 Cambodia

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us inside the Gallery of One Thousand Buddhas in Angkor Wat in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious structure was originally built as a Hindu temple, home to … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 20May11 Cambodia

This weeks Travel Photo of the Week takes us inside the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia where sunlight washes over the weathered face of an old man contemplating his cigarette. A quiet moment of reflection in an ancient … Continue reading

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Meeting a Monk in Cambodia

Cambodia was a truly amazing destination, filled with lots of great memories. The Khmer people were warm and welcoming, the ruins and temples, awe inspiring, and the floating village on Tonle’ Sap lake, an insight into a unique culture and … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the week 3Mar11

This was taken in Cambodia on the road from the temples of Angkor Wat to Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in all of Southeast Asia. I had spotted a lotus field that was in full bloom and urged our … Continue reading

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