Angkor Wat Temple Complex : Ta Prohm

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    Just before dawn, the towers of Angkor Wat are ink shadows etched under the paling indigo of blue of the tropical night. The first hint of dawn washes the sky with pink and reveals the mist wreathing the stones. The sun rises behind the temple’s luxuriant forest, and the first rays gild the pinnacle of the central sanctuary. Gradually the light slides down the towers, bathing the walls and galleries, and strengthens from apricot to gold as the sun enriches the spectrum until the great monument glows from within. It is a transcendental experience.

    There is a beauty in waking up early and having a 2 millennia old temple to yourself.

    Ta Prohm I realized is being worked on by the ASI

    geoff-inOz, jonpon3, eskimo82, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Alex Pandian ages ago | reply

      very dramatic,.. I like it.

    2. zendegi ages ago | reply

      Amazing place!!

    3. exultant reward [deleted] ages ago | reply

      Majestic, eerie, beautiful.

    4. Wstreet 111 months ago | reply

      I dream of this place ..spring 2010 and I am off!

    5. freef0cus 105 months ago | reply

      amazing place

    6. buckdenton13 99 months ago | reply

      I used this photo in a blog post:

      conservationreport.com/2010/10/17/nature-a-sampling-of-th...

      www.conservationreport.com/

      I gave the necessary "Photo source for attribution" and other information.

      Thank you very much.

      Buck

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