Below are 27 selected photos of a brief trip with friends to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Modern technology meets ancient engineering.
No selfie-stick needed when you’ve got friends to take your photo.
World heritage: Worth losing sleep for.
Behold the iconic silhouette!
I’ve captured even more iconical silhouettiness here.
Photoshop? Who, me? What, you’ve never seen a green sunrise?
Beware glare in the gallery.
Famous Hindu myth: Churning the ocean of milk to produce the elixir of immortality.
That’s a library.
Two sons of Adam and two daughters of Eve. And a son of a daughter of Eve.
Best “picnic” ever.
This is Banteay Srei, aka “The Ladies’ Temple”.
So normally I try to avoid getting other tourists in my photos, but I made an exception to photograph some photographers.
Photobomb, Cambodia style!
Snacktime with banana bread and a beautiful butterfly. (Say that five times fast.)
One of these things is not like the others… I make a lousy tomb raider but an even lousier dancing girl.
Spung trees: awesome or awful? You be the judge…
If Cyclops here takes off his visor, a deadly ray of light will come out of his eyes. Either that, or the sun will give him a terrible headache. Let’s not find out.
My camera sees you and your camera.
Photosynthesis in progress.
This place somehow reminded me of the dead world of Queen Jadis of the city of Charn in the Magician’s Nephew in the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. Yep, that’s the second Cambodia C.S. Lewis reference.
We are climbing rocks, ‘cuz we are climbing rocks…
Seriously, there are carvings everywhere you look in this place…
This temple is just as cool as Ta Prom (the Tomb Raider temple) but way less crowded.
This was the coolest place I saw that I hadn’t seen on either of my other two visits. Loved it. (Not sure what it was called.)
Sunset at the corner of Angkor Thom’s moat.