There is nothing like a walk on the street to experience the mood, culture and lifestyle of a place. And Pushkar is a town which is best seen on foot. It’s quite small and can be covered with… Read More
Pushkar is a small town near Ajmer in Rajasthan, situated around the charming Pushkar Lake, sacred to the Hindus. Other than the famous Brahma temple, there are more than 500 other temples in… Read More
It’s the festival of Songkran in Thailand today, the traditional Thai new year. It’s a water festival in which friends and family get together and celebrate by sprinkling water on each other, as a symbol… Read More
With just half a day left in Siem Reap, we decide to wake up early next morning and visit Banteay Srei. It’s 25 km away from the other temples and one hour by tuk tuk,… Read More
After the sunrise experience at Angkor Wat,it was a must to see the temple in the light of the setting sun. So, the next day at dusk we head to the temple on… Read More
It’s an early day, we’re on our way to visit the grand Angkor Wat, a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu ( Avatar) - the Preserver. Angkor Wat, is a UNESCO World Heritage site and am excited… Read More
Weekly photo Challenge – Big Ta Prohm – the jungle temple, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. More about the temple here.
The Elephant terrace in panorama.
Prasat Bayon is the main temple of Angkor Thom, and is situated right in the center of the ancient city. As I walk to the temple, the guards at the entrance check my pass. I… Read More
In the jungle among the really tall trees is the outer wall of the ‘Jungle temple’ - Ta Prohm. The entrance gate with a Bayon head gopura, leads to a dirt track, on the… Read More
Baphuon, a pyramid shaped temple was built in the mid 11th century as the state temple of Udayadityavarman II and was dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. It is located in Angkor Thom, northwest of the Bayon in Siem… Read More
The Terrace of the Leper King, Preah Learn Sdech Kunlung in Khmer, is located in the north of the Elephant terrace in Angkor Thom. Built by Jayavarman VII, it’s a smaller terrace, 25 meters long and shaped… Read More
Built by Jayavarman VII, Terrace of the Elephants is a part of the walled city of Angkor Thom, in Cambodia. Most of the original structure was made of organic material and is lost, only the… Read More
The Khmer Empire, one of the most powerful empires in Southeast Asia flourished from around the 9th to 15th century AD. Founded by King Jayavarmana II, the whole empire covered parts of modern-day… Read More