Tag Archives: Angkor Wat

Hallways: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Back in the sixties when telephones were fixtures often the hall was used as a place to sit and chat. Deserted hospital hallways are a bit unnerving when memories of trolleys wheeling too and carrying people to the wards or … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Gold Inside

Ron has asked us to focus on gold inside. His three photos all use natural lighting which he tells us creates gold near sunrise and sunset. I have a dearth of these so only two of mine use natural light. This … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken in more ways than one

Angkor Thom was founded by King Jayavarman VII  built in the 10th and 11th century. It was built in an almost perfect square and outside its high walls was a wide moat which once housed hungry crocodiles. It is a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills the Next Challenge: 100 years +

I read Marigold’s response to the 99 word flash fiction which immediately had me remembering my visit to Angkor Wat and surrounds. All well over 100 years old. Indeed this temple, Ta Prohm Temple, was constructed in the 12th and 13th … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

(6 photographs) At ancient temples calm faces look serene, the atmosphere is one of serenity But as I look out my hall windows I see that serenity is not limited to the ancients and can be achieved by even the … Continue reading

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Travel Theme : Ancient and Abandoned (Weekly Photo Challenge)

Jungle reclaims Spreading fingers uplift blocks Ancient, abandoned   The lost city of Hahendraparvata dates back to 802 AD and is located 40 kilometres north of the Angkor Wat complex. To see the ancient trees swallowing the even more ancient, … Continue reading

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First it broke: Now it too is broken

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