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The dimmed glory of Ta Prohm - Siem Reap, Cambodia  
   

The dimmed glory of Ta Prohm - Siem Reap, Cambodia

Within the Jungle of the Ancients

August 29th 2008
The resounding thunder echoed off the dusky, engraved walls. The majority of tourists had departed as the storm approached, so this ancient temple appeared deserted. An empty and extremely long colonnade stretched away before me, where a symmetrical line of columns protected blackened reliefs of Krishna combating demons. The skies continued to darken as gusts of winds flayed the fronds on the p ... read more
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Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
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