The Jungle Slowly Creeps into Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia


| 9/9/2016 12:58:00 PM


Tags: Marilyn Jones, Cambodia, travel, temples, Hindu, Buddhist, religion, religious site, UNESCO,

Marilyn JonesThe jungle has encroached on Ta Prohm, creating a beauty all its own.

 

 

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I arrived with my fellow Exodus Travels explorers midday, although inside the temple — because of the massive trees shadowing it — it seems much later, almost dusk. Used in the filming of both Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Indiana Jones, the temple is Disney-like in its reflection of what I always imagined the Cambodian temples would be like.

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