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Six Hundred Years After Sunrise, or, Angkor in a Day

February 20, 2013

Angkor is perhaps the greatest of Man’s essays in rectangular architecture that has yet been brought to life.
– Arnold Joseph Toynbee, East to West

Exhibit A: Sunrise at Angkor Wat – The Clichéd (and Beautiful) Pilgrimage Point of Cambodia

A spread of ruins; archaeological remnants of an ancient civilization.

A bit bewildering; there for the seeing, for the picture-taking, with secrets lost from time.

Take several days, they said. We took one, and filled it as full as we could. Continue Reading…