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Candy for the kids
Tree Roots
This temple dates back to the 12th centry
Tree Roots Temple
Amazing, looks like a snake!
This is the shot from the cover of Lonely Planet travel book
Finally, a bit ot context, a bit blurry thanks to our guide
Land Mine Victims playing traditional instruments for donations
Detail of Dancing Girls called Apsana
Walking toward another temple, my shoes were ruined by the way
Buddha relief. There are at least 50 buddha faces at this temple, all smiling, 15-20 feet tall
Jill at the bottom of a apsana relief
Detail of the headless god, forgot his name but very popular!
This kids were just beautiful and so polite, they thanked me in English and curtsied
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Best way down is a hand rail, but you have to wait in line
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A view from the 2nd story of Angkor Wat, beautiful!
Rob making an offering at an alter in Angkor Wat
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An older temple, 11th century
The magnitude is just hard to comprehend, these temples are still active places of worship
Bas relief detail from Angkor Wat, the entire structure has stories carved into the walls
Our hotel room, why the huge tub?!?
Very art nouveau, and lots of cool air con!
One of the many corridors surrounding the outside of the wat.
Our friend and his little brother hanging on the back
Approaching one of the 300 temples in the area
Jill and our guide
One of the 7 greatest man-made wonders of the world
Sitting in a window opening with a big buddha smiling behind
Jill and our guide approaching the wat, umbrellas were almost requisite due to intense sun
Rob and Jill among the smiling buddhas, this is not Angkor Wat, but another nearby
Framed buddha
Smiling or laughing at the tourists?
Watch your step!
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