Rediscovered Memories – Ta Prohm, Cambodia

nothing seems more captivating than the roots holding on building like a hand

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I was overjoyed yesterday when I accidentally discovered my Angkor Wat photos which I thought were lost for the last six years.

We took a trip to Angkor Wat in March 2007 and were totally fascinated by what we saw.

One of the places we stopped by was Ta Prohm, a beautiful temple built in Bayon style in the 12th and 13th centuries and has been left pretty much the same condition which it was found. However, this temple has been taken over by large trees and their massive roots, making it pretty dang cool looking.

The large tree shown in the photo is the silk-cotton tree. This temple has been used as a location for the film Tomb Raider. The photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors.

Angkor scholar Maurice Glaize observed, “On every side…

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Daily Prompt: Deja Vu

by michelle w. on March 26, 2013
The feeling is really uneasy when this phase passess..when I realize that the scenario I am living was lived before this time frame. I don’t know if it holds true, but I always had a bad ending in the prelived situation..and while I experience the repeat telecast of what occured earlier, my mind races to get traces of the end from the past. This moment then has two tension, first I am living it again and do I face the same fate and the second what was the fate. This kind of experiences, when it happens for the first time, I can feel that its not the only time I am going to go through this ordeal. I can not ofcourse, give any prove, except that this is how it happens with me.
Nowadays, I am no longer getting through this uneasy moments..and hope I don’t have to in future.