An artist's impression of a face from the North Gate
of Angkor Thom? No, just me playing with the contrast button on my Adobe photoshop. The North Gate was the next stop on my epic bicycle ride along the walls of the great city of Jayavarman VII and all the gates hold an intense fascination for me. I think it must go back to the first time I saw the South Gate on my initial trip to Angkor way back when (it'll be fifteen years ago later this year), and then my first visit to the Bayon - I was just bowled over and that feeling has remained with me ever since. There is just something awe-inspiring about the giant faces.
Labels: Angkor Thom