Broken temples, broken statues

Visiting the temples of Angkor I saw many broken things: temples, statues, trees. Different periods of time left their mark with various broken elements. Fallen temples recaptured by nature, only to have the trees cut down and be recaptured by man – to have nature take control again.

What was always refreshing however was the spirit of the people, amidst the broken temples were smiling children.

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You can also see my post on Great expectations for Angkor.

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4 thoughts on “Broken temples, broken statues

  1. Cambodia has such a difficult, violent history and I think the children smiling among the broken statues is the perfect metaphor for the resilience and beauty the country has shown

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