The Lost Hindu Temple in the Jungle Mist

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    I took an afternoon hike in the remote area of Java just outside the town of Jogjakarta to explore this temple. It's called Prambanan, and it was built around 850 CE.

    The rain was pouring down, which left me and Will there pretty much alone, except for a few wild deer in the area. I waited through the rain because I knew if it cleared there would be a great sunset. I had a little baggy over my camera to keep it dry until everything passed...

    While waiting on the rain to stop, I walked around and did more up close exploration of the temples of Vishnu, Shiva, and Brahma, which were three of the largest in the complex. All the temple blocks were on the edge of collapse, after many centuries of Indonesian earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

    from my daily photo blog at www.stuckincustoms.com

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    1. 哈里波特别大 ♥ shine 51 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Lighting & Shadow Company, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. Rajan Raju 49 months ago | reply

      Outstanding.

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    4. Sir Adam Abille 44 months ago | reply

      First impression - "Oh F*ck!"

    5. kenharris85 40 months ago | reply

      Ahh man this is Built during Chola Empire. Who ruled South india and extended till indonesia. Nice to see this

    6. xuvira 40 months ago | reply

      Now, that's what you call a ‘Picture Perfect’. Please post this photo in:



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      Have fun…

    7. moments & more (see you soon...very busy) [deleted] 40 months ago | reply

    8. EdwinaFran 40 months ago | reply

      This photo gets a Butterfly Award


      Found in: Picture Perfect! (Post 1/Comment 3)

    9. xavo_rob 40 months ago | reply

      I am sure…
      This is a World Class Image.
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      Congrats!!! The world hugs your photo !!!

    10. Jacanidae [deleted] 40 months ago | reply

      Nice look about this!!!

    11. sugarbear1956 39 months ago | reply

      good one, Trey!


      Seen in: " The Favorite"
      Thanks for sharing it with us!

    12. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 39 months ago | reply

      O_O, lovely !

    13. flick'ro 35 months ago | reply

      amazingly awesome

    14. [m] russell 19 months ago | reply

      I'd like to use this for a poster I'm working on. Are you looking for just credit? Do you have a price for release? Do you have a larger hi-res version available?

      E-mail me back, thanks!

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