Ta Prohm

Another Temple that I visited in the Angkor complex was Ta Prohm with its huge trees overgrowing big parts of the temple. The trees are in unique shapes and I also saw the most famous tree of them all, the one that got featured in the Tomb Raider movie with Angelina Jolie. Some people call it “The Tomb Raider Temple”.
The Bayon temple is known for its faces this one for its big Banyan trees. So many different temples to visit and each one is different like Beantey Srei with its Monkey statues is in a well-preserved state. Less tourist here but surrounded by the jungle its a must see and well worth to take your time and have a look.

Ta Prohm entrance

Ta Prohm entrance

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Tree overgrowing the temple walls

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This is the famous tree from the Tomb Raider movie scene with Angelina Jolie

This is the famous tree from the Tomb Raider movie scene with Angelina Jolie

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GOING TO THE NEXT TEMPLE BANTEAY SREI

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Monkey carvings

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Entrance Banteay Srei

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This is a zebra caterpillar I guess 🙂

Siem Reap – Angkor Wat

In Cambodia most visitors come to see the temples of Angkor and for that travel to this place called Seam Reap. I must admit  that I never heard of the place before, but soon I knew it was the place from where it was close to get to see the temples.  Continue reading