Peace of Angkor
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I wondered about the man that guided the chisel as it bit into the soft sandstone. Who was this person who made those tiny details on that block of door lintel. How did he learn his craft? Was he a slave, a paid worker or perhaps a reverent devotee of the god-king? Doubtless skill and artistry was at work from foundations to adorning statuary, but Angkor Wat was largely abandoned despite the colossal human sacrifice to build it. Ankor Wat is the most famous, but it is just one temple ...
... become by natural waking time here. In some ways it is a shame but in others I am happy to see as much of the day as possible. I can, after all, sleep anywhere but I cannot always be in Cambodia. With a super duper Illy expresso machine in the room, coffee is bed is a serious treat.
Breakfast is a buffet and a chosen prepared to order dish. I choose fresh smoked salmon and cream cheese on toast and a beautiful plate is soon placed in front of me. It is ...
Today is the last official day of the tour. People were scheduled to fly out at regular intervals over the next couple of days. Some had even gone yesterday. We scheduled breakfast with Lawrie and Elizabeth before they headed off to Thailand for a trip to the Bridge over the River Kwai. We don't leave until tomorrow morning so we could take the optional trip to the Artisan's Workshop. Again very labour ...