Cambodia page 2
Location: Siem Reap, CambodiaSiem Reap, Tonie Sap and the Angkor Wat complex
The entrance to Angkor Thom, the reference to the clearing of landmines was a little disconcerting
Which is the saintly one!!
The jungle location and the strangler figs and kapok trees of Ta Prohm made this a very atmospheric place.
Beng Mealea was a sprawling eleventh century temple out in the jungle. Although this was such a decayed site, we really liked it here. The light was so atmospheric
The strangle hold of the root system at Beng Mealea
The national monument at Siem Reap near the killing fields
The freshwater lake of Tonie Sap, the natural reservoir supplies the low lying basin with rich silt for farming and aquatic wildlife
Going to school! the floating villages are home to illegal vietnamese who come here to fish. The buildings mostly float on bunches of bamboo which have to be replaced every three years
Angkor Artisans, deaf and mute underprivileged young people become highly skilled in a variety of high quality crafts
Rural life, the sandy lanes are full of bedraggled youngsters
The Wat Prom Rath monastery across the river from our hotel in Siem Reap. It's peace is a world away from the bustle of the night markets!