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This and the Triumphal Arch can be viewed for free. There is parking just beyond but you pay for that. Marvelous restaurant beside the monuments. The two collectively are called Les Antiques.
This detail from the main temple at Ranakpur shows how every square inch of the temples is covered in carvings of characters and Gods from the Jain mythology and history. The temple is exquisite and the young priest that showed us around was justifiably proud of where he worshipped
This place is really beautiful day and night. At night it seems to float on the lake of sacred waters surrounding it
This extraordinary place, near the heart of the ancient Khmer city has gargantuan faces looking to the four cardinal points of the compass...the book we consulted suggested there were more than 40 of them.
We came across quite a few of these small shrines in the various temples that we visited, each with a 'dressed' buddha. Some with people who would, for a small offering, light incense sticks for you and help you to pray
No dramatic sunrise shot for us but this lovely pastel pink sky behind the magnificent Angkor Wat across the moat
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