This is the beautiful Angkor Wat in Cambodia. I had first seen this magnificent monument on Discovery Channel and thought how nice it would be to see this in person. A few years later, in 2008, I went on my first ever backpacking trip to Cambodia and Vietnam.
Did you know that Angkor Wat was originally…
… a Hindu temple, which was later converted to a Buddhist temple? The main central part of the temple is supposed to represent Mt. Meru, which is the sacred mountain believed to be the abode of the Gods.
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