Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Wat Photograph by Gray Martin Giant strangler fig tree roots embrace the crumbling Ta Prohm temple at Angkor. Although the forest has overrun this sacred site, it has largely escaped the looting that decimated many of its fellow Cambodian temples. Buckets Lists, Dreams Vacations, Travel, Places, Angkorwat, Angkor Wat Cambodia, Prohm Temples, Siem Reap, Ta Prohm
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Cambodia: Ta Prohm Temple. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm has been left in much the same condition in which it was found: 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 Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre since its foundation – first Hindu, dedicated to the god Vishnu, then Buddhist.
Mekong Delta (Vietnam). 'The food bowl of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is an overwhelmingly green expanse but surprisingly heavily populated all the same. Those longing for a taste of local life far from fellow travellers will find it in many of the small, isolated cities in the Mekong’s forgotten (by tourism at least) corners.' www.lonelyplanet....