Siem Reap (2002)
Links to Siem Reap texts: First evening | Entry in Angkor Thom | Rest of Angkor Thom | End of the afternoon | Sunrise in Angkor Wat | The reliefs | Temples to the east of the city | Basins of the east | Temples to the north-east of the city | Roluos group | Roluos market | Around Roluos | Western Baray | Return to Angkor Wat | Dawn in the east | Kobal Spien | Banteay Srei | Last views of Angkor
Photos per year (number): 2002 (200) 2008 (22)
Touristic pressure upon arrival by boat from Phnom Penh

Public works on the way to Siem Reap

Elephant ride to Phnom Bakheng

Elephant passage up Phnom Bakheng

Phnom Bakheng mountain-temple

Sunset from Phnom Bakheng

Phnom Bakheng's steep view

View of Angkor Wat from Phnom Bakheng

Sunset from Phnom Bakheng

South gate entry to Angkor Thom

South gate entry to Angkor Thom

Bayon eastern entry

Bayon eastern entry

Cham warriors on a relief

A crocodile eating a helpless warrior

Relief at the Bayon

Apsaras

Bayon doorways

The Bayon imposes itself from the inside

The sheer size of the Bayon is revealed

Window in the Bayon

The peaceful smile of Avalokitsevara

Buddha image

Oil lamp

Overall view of the Bayon

Phimeanakas

Butterflies in the royal palace

Preah Palilay

View from inside Preah Palilay

Horse with five heads

Terrace of the Elephants

Kid relaxing by a basin

Preah Pithu

Elephants on the northern gate of Angkor Thom

Angkor Wat entrance seen from the top

Angkor Wat entrance seen from the top

Scene from the Battle of Kurukshetra

Guardian lion

Sunset in the Eastern baray

Market at night

Sunrise on Angkor Wat

Sunrise on Angkor Wat

Sunrise on Angkor Wat

Sunrise on Angkor Wat

Sunrise on Angkor Wat

Khmer inscriptions inside Angkor Wat

Interior court of Angkor Wat

Morning calm in Angkor Wat

Western entry to Angkor Wat

View from the temple

Inside of Angkor Wat

Central sanctuary

Relaxed guide reading in the temple

View of the Western entry

Devata in Angkor Wat

Devata in Angkor Wat

Devata in Angkor Wat

Devata in Angkor Wat

Warriors in the Battle of Kurukshetra

The commander of the Kauravas is killed

King Suryavarman II, builder of Angkor Wat

Soldiers of the Churning of the Ocean Milk

Soldiers of the Churning of the Ocean Milk

The serpent Vasuki's head

Vishnu coming to the rescue

Scene from the Churning of the Ocean Milk

Apsaras

Warriors of the Victory of Vishnu over the Demons

Scene from the Battle between Gods and the Demons

Monkeys of the Ramayana

Rama on the shoulders of Sugriva

Thommanon

Thommanon

Lintel of Thommanon

Ta Keo

Ta Keo's steep steps

Ta Prohm has been left in its original condition

Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm

Me in Ta Prohm

Old man selling objects to Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm silk-cotton tree

Girls playing in Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm western entry

Banteay Kdei

Srah Srang

Buffalo in the Eastern baray

View on the terrace of Eastern Mebon

Ganesha

Kids at Eastern Mebon

Elephant at Eastern Mebon

Ta Som

Neak Pean

Human face in a Neak Pean sanctuary

Center of Neak Pean

Caterpillar

Preah Khan eastern entry

Preah Khan eastern entry

Preah Khan eastern entry

Silk-cotton trees growing on Preah Khan

Silk-cotton trees growing on Preah Khan

Stupa in the central sanctuary

Prasat Suor Prat at sunset

Hundreds of people ride to Siem Reap each morning

Preah Ko guardian lion

Preah Koh lintel

Preah Ko

Bayon of Roluos - eastern entry

Bayon of Roluos - eastern entry

Bayon of Roluos - eastern entry

Bayon of Roluos - central sanctuary

One of the last reliefs visible in Bayon on the south

Bayon of Roluos

Elephants at Bayon

Gecko

Fronton in Bayon

Bayon of Roluos

Market of Roluos Town

Splitting up fish

Watermelon in the Roluos market

Egg plants at the market of Roluos

Warning sign for Cambodian men

Roluos market scene

Choosing a banana

Taking care of eggs

Taking care of eggs

Breakfast in the market of Roluos

Bread: a legacy of the French

A great breakfast in Roluos

Market scene in Roluos

Market scene in Roluos

Roluos hospital

Lush green paddy field

Drying up grasses

Ploughing a paddy field

Lolei temple

A monk studying at Lolei

Central market of Siem Reap

Kids playing in a canal

Kids playing in a canal

Kids playing in a canal

Canal going south from the Western baray

Western baray

Pastoral scene in the Western baray

A tough passage for our motorbike

Girl to trying charm a tourist into buying something

My dirty legs in the hammock

Charming girl

Eastern entrance of Angkor Wat

First level of Angkor Wat

Eastern entry tower

North-eastern corner

Devatas

Angkor Wat moat

Western entry

North-western tower

North-western relief gallery

South-western relief gallery

Fisherman in the sunrise

Fisherman in the sunrise

Fisherman in the sunrise

Fisherman in the sunrise

Banteay Samre

Fake door in Banteay Samre

Banteay Samre

Central sanctuary of Banteay Samre

Butterflies at the river of 1000 lingas

Butterflies on my foot at the river of 1000 lingas

Butterflies at the river of 1000 lingas

Butterfly at the river of 1000 lingas

Waterfall at the river of 1000 lingas

One of many carvings at at the river of 1000 lingas

Butterflies at the river of 1000 lingas

Lingas giving the river its name

One of many carvings at at the river of 1000 lingas

Waiting for the rain to pass near Banteay Srei

Lunch break

Following the kids to enter Banteay Srei

Following the kids to enter Banteay Srei

Our dirty feet after crossing trough swamps

Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei

East fronton of the south library

Banteay Srei

West fronton of the south library

Kids near Banteay Srei

Dying Buddha at Preah Palilay

Nagas at Preah Palilay

Guardian lion at Bayon

Relief at Bayon

The last smile from Avalokitsevara

Baksei Chamkrong

Angkor Wat at sunset

Angkor Wat at sunset

Angkor Wat at sunset

Monks at Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat from the sky


 

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