Jacques' photos with the Angkor Wat

PICT6712ac Guess where it is! Devinez où c'est!

PICT6712ac Guess where it is! Devinez où c'est!
The Way to Knowledge Seems So Long!!!
Added on August 15, 2011

Angkor Watt Sculpted Walls (800m)

Angkor Watt Sculpted Walls (800m)
Angkor Wat is the world largest religious building( over 500 acres); It has been built with more stone than the Great Pyramid of Egypt; The outer wall mesures more than 3 1/2 miles (5,7 km); A bridge crosses the moat and leads to a gateway, the interior…
Added on August 18, 2011

PICT6721ac Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs Details

PICT6721ac Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs Details
This is a tiny detail of the bas-reliefs covering the entire first level walls of the temple (800meters!!!); It depicts the battles during Siamese wars or Hindu epics; Cambodia Angkor Wat Complex Temples UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on February 24, 2011

PICT6719ac Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs Details

PICT6719ac Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs Details
This is a tiny detail of the bas-reliefs covering the entire first level walls of the temple (800meters!!!); It depicts the battles during Siamese wars or Hindu epics; Cambodia Angkor Wat Complex Temples UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on February 24, 2011

PICT6707ac Window on Central Angkor Wat

PICT6707ac Window on Central Angkor Wat
From here one can see the five towers in a closed lotus shape when from the central gateway three only are visible, the temple being so big! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on February 24, 2011

PICT6709ac Left Aisle of Angkor Wat

PICT6709ac Left Aisle of Angkor Wat
Rarely shown side aisle; Angkor Wat was primitively a Hindu temple; It is unusual in that it faces West as our cathedrals facades (all other temples face East, toward the sunrise); For many years it was thought to be a tomb for this reason, but the real r…
Added on February 24, 2011

PICT7042ac Rare Cosmic Event

PICT7042ac Rare Cosmic Event
THIS PICTURE IS NOT A MONTAGE while a rare image of an extraordinary cosmic interaction!!!! Full moon crowning Angkor Wat sacred central tower!!!! I waited to have the rising moon at the good altitude and walked here and there on the lawn to have it just…
Added on February 13, 2011

PICT7104ac Apsara Dancing Girls Posing after the Show

PICT7104ac Apsara Dancing Girls Posing after the Show
The gesture of her hands during the dance was very pretty but I feel them quite sad and full of vainglory! Cambodia Siemreap Restaurant Dancing Apsara show.
Added on September 18, 2010

PICT7076ac Angkor Buddhist Monk Posing under the Moon

PICT7076ac Angkor Buddhist Monk Posing under the Moon
Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on September 18, 2010

PICT7064ac Angkor Wat at Twilight

PICT7064ac Angkor Wat at Twilight
Water lilies have closed few time ago; This is the traditional picture! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on September 18, 2010

PICT7060ac Phoning to her Girl Friend with a Piece of Bark

PICT7060ac Phoning to her Girl Friend with a Piece of Bark
She had a sustained conversation and was so occupied that she did not see me taking her picture!!! Answers to her talk were only virtual in her mind but that looked to work!!!! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on September 15, 2010

PICT7059ac Receiving a Good New in Her Bark Phone

PICT7059ac Receiving a Good New in Her Bark Phone
Of course a cell phone made of a piece of bark no works and is only a toy for this poor little girl! But she was happy and had a sustained conversation and was so occupied that she did not see me taking her picture!!! Playing adults is sooooo important! C…
Added on September 15, 2010

PICT7044ac Moon Cosmic Meeting in Angkor

PICT7044ac Moon Cosmic Meeting in Angkor
Full moon integrating Angkor Wat architecture; I waited to have the rising moon at the good altitude and walked here and there on the lawn to have it just on top of the temple central belfry! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO Wo…
Added on September 15, 2010

PICT7071ac Sooooo Thirsty!!!!

PICT7071ac Sooooo Thirsty!!!!
This little girl was really funny and did not take care to be seen! She drunk all the bottle of water stopping only four times to loudly take breath! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples Complex UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on September 15, 2010

PICT7069ac Thirsty Little Local Girl Exhausted by Heat

PICT7069ac Thirsty Little Local Girl Exhausted by Heat
This little girl was exhausted by heat; She is taking her breath after having drunk half of this big bottle in one time; She took back the bottle and drank the rest with avidity as attests the next picture! Cambodia Siemreap District Angkor Wat Temples C…
Added on September 15, 2010

PICT6718ac Buddhist Talisman

PICT6718ac Buddhist Talisman
My Best Image of Angkor Temples!!! I love it because effects of light at door base make of it globally a kind of talisman and a window on monks climbing a very abrupt staircase (You must know that between this door and the staircase is a perpendicular pat…
Added on January 11, 2010

PICT7068ac Traditional Cliché of Reflections in the Lotus Pond

PICT7068ac Traditional Cliché of Reflections in the Lotus Pond
Cambodia Siemreap Angkor Wat Khmer Buddhist Temple.
Added on October 10, 2008