Beng Mealea, the lost ruin of Siem Reap

Beng Mealea - Dec 2010

The site is mostly crumbled, but  you can walk, climb, or crawl all over the crumbled blocks.  Don’t expect to do the same in any of the main Angkor Temples.  Here’s a closeup of one of the stones over which we scrambled:

I didn’t notice the intricate artistry on which we walked until I happened to look down (pictured).  Ridiculous!  We both stepped more carefully after noticing.

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Beng Mealea, the lost ruin of Siem Reap