Stone and Wood

Thick serpent-like roots grasp, bend and twist over the ancient temple walls crushing stone and reclaiming the forest at the ‘Tomb Raider’ temple (Ta Prohm) in the ancient Kingdom of Angkor.    

Angkor Dance

A traditional Khmer dancer practices her routine to the hypnotising hum of a fellow dancer in preparation for a sunset performance at the ancient Angkor Wat in Cambodia. She dreams of representing the ‘Apsara’ – the perfect celestial woman, usually the wives of Gods in Read More …

Ancient Angkor

I’m sitting at a bar. Hardly surprising really. I find myself at bars a lot. Travel and bars go together like Yin and Yang, providing refuge in order to pass down-time. Cold local beers provide familiar comfort, like the company of an old friend as Read More …

Travel Photo of the Day: ‘Tomb Raider’ Temple

A traveller wanders the dusty grounds of Ta Phrom (the ‘tomb raider’ temple), pausing for a moment to stare up and reflect on the forrest trees that have started to reclaim this ancient site, twisting and splitting rock in a blend of wood and stone Read More …

Travel Photo of the Day: Angkor Wat Cambodia

We’ve had an amazing day today, wandering the ancient Angkor temples. They are breathtaking as their beautifully carved spires reach upward toward the blue sky and the line between nature and man-made structure gets blurred as trees grow from the temple ruins with their thick Read More …