Monday, January 02, 2006

Inquiring Minds

were wondering about Angkor Wat (yes, misspelled in my previous entry). In college, I took several classes on Asian art and architecture (particularly architecture), hence my fascination with Buddhist and Hindu temples and tombs.

Angkor Wat is a Hindu temple in Cambodia (now Myanmar) and here is a picture of it (courtesy of my brother Tim, who actually visited the place a year ago):

Here is an inner hallway:

And one of the towers:

(Can you tell I'm jealous? But isn't my brother a great photographer?)

And just for kicks, here's a picture of what has been called the most perfect piece of architecture ever built: The Taj Mahal, a tomb designed and built for Shah Jahan of India's beloved wife.


Anonymous Shana Gorian soliloquized...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2006 4:47:00 PM  
Blogger Jill Monroe soliloquized...

Wow, that IS stunning.

Thursday, January 05, 2006 12:41:00 AM  

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