Angkor Wat: Kingdom of Wonder

5

This is not the first location feature of Angkor Wat here in Lomography but I would still love to share my experience of traveling to Angkor Wat, instead of just saying a story about Angkor Wat.

Credits: weechonghooi

Honestly, being able to visit Angkor Wat is one of the locations in my travel dream list. I like to visit huge ancient buildings where I have no idea how people were able to build it in ancient time.

Credits: weechonghooi

Basically, I do not know the way to get to Angkor Wat. However, it is not expensive when we hired a local tour guide who is friendly and owned a van. With a local tour guide, we made it to Angkor Wat easily.

Credits: weechonghooi

The moment I stepped on the entrance of Angkor Wat, I was just stunned by how huge the temple is. It was such a wide place with a big, high wall surrounding the temple, and a long path leading into the temple; all built with stones, block by block and solidly joined one by one.

Credits: weechonghooi

Besides, I was also amazed by the structure of the temple, most surfaces were crafted with beautiful patterns and art with some walls even crafted with pictures that tell a story. You could explore the whole temple as you like, and this is one of the best things!

Credits: weechonghooi

We were so excited and I could not stop taking lots of pictures. I just did not want to miss anything here, I want to bring back all of what I saw and what I liked there. I like it a lot when I saw myself as a very tiny speck standing in a giant world.

Credits: weechonghooi

Don’t forget to take the most magnificent view of Angkor Wat. Most tour guides or tourists would arrive early in the morning, around 6am just to see the most wonderful view of Angkor Wat.

As a conclusion of this location sharing, I must say that Angkor Wat is a really amazing ancient temple to visit. It is a very nice place to get lots of good pictures too. Here are some of my other pictures taken in Angkor Wat.

Credits: weechonghooi

Hope you guys love them all. Thanks. :)

Credits: weechonghooi

written by weechonghooi on 2011-12-28 in #world #locations

5 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    This place is on my travel dream list too!! :))) Thanks for sharing Hooi! :)

  2. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    I have always wanted to go there too. Great pics :D

  3. weechonghooi
    weechonghooi ·

    Thanks guys.. :)
    @vicuna, @neanderthalis, you really have to visit to this wonderer place.

  4. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    Beautiful gallery, beautiful review! ;)

  5. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    I just came back from Cambodia and Angkor temples, it was amazing! Congrats on your pics, they are wonderful!

More Interesting Articles

  • Love at First Lomo: My Affair with the Diana F+

    written by Charissa Pajarillo on 2015-02-19 in #gear #lifestyle
    Love at First Lomo: My Affair with the Diana F+

    When I say that this will be my first and last love, I mean it. I know that it's too early to say this now but that is how I feel about my Diana F+.

  • Lomography Day Trips: Ubud, Bali (Part 3)

    written by adi_totp on 2014-09-04 in #world #locations
    Lomography Day Trips: Ubud, Bali (Part 3)

    Here's the third and final part of my Lomography Day Trip features about Ubud. To be honest, there are a lot of places there that are worth visiting, but I just picked some of them to help you make the best of your trip. So prepare your notes or travel books and take note of the must-see places that I'll mention below. Maybe one day you'll visit Ubud.

  • The LomoChrome Purple and How Its Colors Convinced Me in the End

    written by pearlgirl77 on 2014-07-29 in #reviews
    The LomoChrome Purple and How Its Colors Convinced Me in the End

    I wasn't very impressed when the LomoChrome Purple was first released. At least not so much that I wanted to get my hands on it at once. Of course I liked some pictures but eventually, I wanted to test it and what can I say? It was love at first sight!

    8
  • Shop News

    Wear lomo-love on your skin

    Wear lomo-love on your skin

    You’ve shouted your analogue love from the rooftops and worn your heart on your sleeve – Now it’s time to take it to the next level and wear it on your skin! Our new Lomography Tattoos are fun, easy to apply and come in five designs.

  • Film Manipulation: Kodak Slides and Bleach

    written by neonlights on 2014-07-30 in #gear #tipster
    Film Manipulation: Kodak Slides and Bleach

    I want to share with you my experience with some slides when I was in Russia. I'm very sorry for them because I messed them up. They're just ruined and they'll never be the same! But hey, I have thousands of them, so I guess it's not a big deal after all.

    4
  • What Tech Websites Are Saying About the Lomo'Instant Camera

    written by chooolss on 2014-05-29 in #news
    What Tech Websites Are Saying About the Lomo'Instant Camera

    It's only been a couple of days since Lomography launched its first dedicated instant camera via Kickstarter, but it seems to have already caused quite a stir not only here in the community but in other websites as well. See what the press is saying about the new Lomo'Instant camera in this first of two parts of our press recaps!

  • Bitten by the DIY Redscale Bug

    written by chooolss on 2014-03-05 in #lifestyle
    Bitten by the DIY Redscale Bug

    After taking my baby steps into the wonderful world of Lomography, it was only a matter of time that I begin trying out not only the cameras in the catalogue but also photography techniques and other tips and hacks that fellow lomographers here in the community have generously shared with everyone.

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Wes Anderson Films: From My Perspective as a Lomographer

    written by efrost on 2014-04-07 in #lifestyle
    Wes Anderson Films: From My Perspective as a Lomographer

    You could say that I love all of the works of Wes Anderson. Here I am going to show you just a few of the qualities of his films that I especially love as a lomographer.

    1
  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 2

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-03 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 2

    I’d only heard rumors of the Magic Tree. I had no idea if they were true and, honestly, I’m still half disbelieving of it despite the story I’m about to tell you. If you have faith in what I say, I’m grateful. If you don’t, I bear no ill will towards you. But either way, please shout out in the comments what secrets or sophistries you think I found through its twisting branches.

    18
  • Ossian Brown's 'Haunted Air'

    written by chooolss on 2014-07-02 in #lifestyle
    Ossian Brown's 'Haunted Air'

    We know summer has just arrived and we're still a few months away from the holiday we're about to feature here, but allow us to give you the chills through this macabre series of vintage Halloween photographs collated by artist and musician Ossian Brown.

    1
  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • My Day in Analogue: Weekends in Bandung

    written by adi_totp on 2014-08-03 in #lifestyle
    My Day in Analogue: Weekends in Bandung

    Hello, fellow lomographers! To be honest, ever since I started working last year, I haven't been able to write a single analogue lifestyle piece. But today I decided to write something about my days, especially about my weekend in Bandung. It's not much but I take it as the start of a new beginning in writing all over again here. So, here's my weekend in Bandung!

    2
  • Monday Moodboard: 1990s Summertime

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-05-19 in #news
    Monday Moodboard: 1990s Summertime

    It's been a boiling, scorching, baking hot summer here in the Philippines since March, and believe it or not, I haven't been to the beach yet. I'm going to do something about that, but not without making another playlist for the trip! This time, I decided to make a mix inspired by the summer vacations of my younger days.

  • 4 Years in Paradise: Living and Learning in French Polynesia

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2015-02-04 in #world #locations
    4 Years in Paradise: Living and Learning in French Polynesia

    People seek extraordinary experiences while traveling, but not everyone gets to have an adventure of a lifetime. When lomographer Stephane Heinz (popularly known as vicuna in the Lomography community) saw the opportunity, he took the chance to travel and live miles away from his hometown in France. He and his wife, Kathi, came back home with a luggage full of valuable experiences and life lessons. Vicuna tells us about his four-year adventure in French Polynesia in this travel special.

    23