My journey into a jungle to Preah Khan, a temple dedicated to King Jayavarman VII. From Phnom Penh to Tbeng Mean Chey, provincial captial of Preah Vihear province.

Leaving the Cambodian capital city, I visited, for the first time, some of the most mysterious ancient temples, built in the pre-Angkorian period in Preah Vihear province. Geographically this temple is located in the northeast of Angkor Thom.

Taken with traditional film camera, SRL Nikon F75.

A Cambodian young girl living nearby the temple
A Cambodian girl living nearby Preah Khan temple. She has just picked up some vegetable to cook for dinner. That said, amazingly friendly people!

Trip to Preah Vihear province
Newly paved road from Phnom Penh to Preah Vihear province.

Trip to Preah Vihear province
The temple is completely lost in the jungle.

Road to Preah Khan temple, Preah Vihear province
Road to Preah Khan temple, in Preah Vihear province.

Trip to Preah Vihear province
How did we get there? Ox-cart trail!

Preah Khan temple in Preah Vihear province
The main entrance of the temple.

Preah Khan temple
They Chanto, one of the most sophisticated men of Cambodian arts and history.


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