Angkor Wat Off The Beaten Path

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    Waterfalls in Phnom Kulen

    by joyful_sun Written Mar 2, 2005

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    This is the 3rd site visited in Phnom Kulen, apart from the River of 1000 Lingas and Reclining Buddha. On weekends, hundreds of locals flock to this site to picnic and cool off in the waterfalls.

    Waterfalls in Phnom Kulen
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    Exit gate of Angkor Wat

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Beside the great entrance gate which touch me this visit like a pilgrimage, this exit gate seems waving 'goodbye' to the visitors. With lush and greenery forest as a background.

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    Sandstones inscriptions

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Beside carved below the bas-reliefs, these inscriptions can be found at the sandstones also at the level 2 of Angkor Wat.

    Prasasti Angkor Wat by ukirsari
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    The inscriptions below bas-relief

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Taken from Sanskrit lingo which derivating to old Khmer lingo and Javanese lingo [plus another ancients lingos, also Pali].

    Inscription @ bas-relief by ukirsari
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    The red pillars of Angkor Wat

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Are all pillars in Angkor grey as the true color of sandstone? The answer is NO. Since the artist coloring several pillars at level 3 with red color. It's become nice accentuation.

    Red pillars of Angkor Wat by ukirsari
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    Artificial ceiling panel

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Teak wood carvings was covering ceiling at the first level of Angkor Wat. Now the artificial panel is available here.

    Artificial ceiling of Angkor Wat by ukirsari
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    Cooling off

    by pmarshuk Written Apr 25, 2003

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    After the walk to the river standing under this small waterfall (remember it was the dry season) to cool off was sheer heaven. And my wet clothes kept me cool for the whole journey back.

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    From the Upper Levels

    by herzog63 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    You get some nice views from the upper levels of Angkor Wat. Here you can see the Inner Court Yard and the West Gate in the background.

    Veiw from above
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    Irrigation

    by pettevi Written Sep 8, 2002

    Get off the path and take a look at the local irrigation system. There is a stream flowing underneath which turns the wheel around to raise water for a small field.

    Irrigation without electricity

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