Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Banteay Kdei, Cambodia



Next we visited Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist temple and monastery constructed in 1181AD. Having the place mostly to ourselves, we enjoyed walking though the ruins, past the entrances decorated with sculptures of Garuda, and past massive tree roots. Inside the structure, the domain belonged to bats, while the skies were home to the calls of green parrots. 

2 comments:

Bibi said...

I have seen photos of places like this and would love to visit... Will you have others on Flickr?

Melissa Enderle said...

Thanks, Bibi. I have some places from Cambodia (including the Angkor Wat sites) on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/melissaenderle/ - more to add yet.