Roman and I have had some wonderful days exploring the incredible temples of Angkor. I’ve still got to post about Battambang before I get going on our time in and around Siem Reap, but the things we’ve been seeing have been so beautiful, I’ve got to share just a bit.
Just one aspect of the ruins at Angkor that I’ve been loving is the intricate, graceful carvings. Especially striking to me are the faces of the people in the designs. They’re always highly stylized. To me they often manage to convey a feeling of something very human and individual while also projecting an energy of sublime peace. I can – and have – spent hours looking at them. Here’s just a small sampling: