“the one which had best merged with the jungle, but not yet to the point of becoming a part of it”

Here are some more photos from Ta Prohm, the 12th century temple near Siem Reap, Cambodia. Enjoy.

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Ta Prohm Temple
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Monks at Ta Prohm Temple
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Young boy working on his art at Ta Prohm Temple
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Interior shrine at Ta Prohm Temple
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Carving at Ta Prohm Temple

 

It was also after our visit to Ta Prohm that ST and I were finally able to get some lunch. Keep in mind we’ve been going since very early that morning at this point. We ate at a little place along the temple route, and the food was pretty tasty. My basil chicken was good but unusual. In the States, if lemongrass is used in a recipe, it’s either as a paste or the stalk is smashed and removed prior to serving. This dish had sliced lemongrass, which I basically ate around. But it did add an intense shot of lemongrass flavor, which blended well with the basil.

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My lunch: basil-lemongrass stir fry
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ST’s lunch: fried rice

Check back tomorrow to find out about Banteay Kdei.

Title quote: Maurice Glaize, Angkor scholar

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