The many faces of Bayon is one of the most popular temples in Angkor and you can really see why. It beautiful and complex. The stone face of a nameless person tower over the temple from every angle. Where ever you look there are hundreds of them.
The Ta Prohm temple area is covered in trees but interestingly these trees grow from above. Seeds land in the upper branches of a tree and then grow down to the ground. As they grow they wrap themselves around the host trees trunk, slowly engulfing and encasing the trunk until the host tree dies. SometimesContinue reading “Rootless”
I think I have covered enough of the darker sides to visiting Cambodia. It is an amazing country and shouldn’t be missed when travelling through south-east Asia. One of the biggest motivators for people to travel to the country is also worth a mention. In this case pictures speak louder than words has never beenContinue reading “Angkor”
The term orphanage tourism seems unbelievable when you first hear it. To benefit from the unfortunate is against most peoples human nature but when there is money to be made others are willing to prey on the unsuspecting. Some of us are more fortunate than others and like to give their time and sometimes moneyContinue reading “Orphanage Tourism”
It has only been in recent years that dark tourism has been collectively referred to. It can vary from travel to places that have association with death, disaster and destruction. Since the increase in tourism so has the demand for dark tourism grown in both scale and scope. Most noticeable in one of the world’s largestContinue reading “The Darker Side of Tourism”
Take a look at another Bloggers experience at S21 and The Killing Fields. Two Clowns Tripping – Tuol Sleng and The Killing Fields