The ruins of Angkor from across the moat

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    Angkor Wat was really more of a fortress than it was a temple.

    There is a massive moat that encircles the complex. I can only imagine how long it took peasants to dig a thousand years ago. I also wonder how they all drank fresh water back then. I know I couldn't go more than 10 minutes walking around the area without needing a drink. The massive heat, humidity, and standing water was a perfect recipe for cavalcade of bacteria to rise up and fight back. I don't suppose they all boiled their water. Maybe everyone was just more hardy back then... Luckily, when I was there, there were plenty of little children running around selling me bottled water. Which, upon further reflection, I probably should not have drank.

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    1. Jill Clardy 74 months ago | reply

      this is great in sepia - like a fine, collectible old postcard

    2. GraveBone 74 months ago | reply

      beautiful capture..

    3. joseph lo 74 months ago | reply

      This is interesting

    4. Vicent de los Angeles 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Muy buena!!!

    5. llorenç1 74 months ago | reply

      Espectacular!!!

    6. ricardo* 74 months ago | reply

      hermosa foto!

    7. *Cake 74 months ago | reply

      Love the beautiful tone :)

    8. shotzy 74 months ago | reply

      Fabulous. I agree, the tone is great.

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    10. bluskye 74 months ago | reply

      awesome work!!

    11. Lumley_ 74 months ago | reply

      Fantastic sepia tones!! impressive shot friend...

    12. emorpi 74 months ago | reply

      great shot
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    13. Adelaide abreU 74 months ago | reply

      Maravilhosa!! linda!!
      bjs

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      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called World Scenic Photo, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    17. higlu 74 months ago | reply

      well rendered!

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    18. G-rant 74 months ago | reply

      you get around round get around - thanks for sharing

    19. Abi_Giphari 47 months ago | reply

      why...this is perfect composition

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