Daboia Siamensis – Eastern Russels Viper - This snake is equally beautiful, fascinating and deadly.  It has patchy distribution in Asia and wherever it can be found plays significant role in snake bites statistics. But what is most fascinating about it is the fact, that anti-venom produced for particular population is often useless for the same species bites treatment in another region … Continue reading Daboia Siamensis – Eastern Russels Viper
banteay chhmar In search of Bayon faces – part II - Banteay Chhmar – Sister of Angkor Wat Far away from the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap and Angkor, lies the small village of Muong Cau. Everyone calls it Banteay Chhmar but it is really the name of the temple lying nearby. There are no buses going to this village, the only way to get … Continue reading In search of Bayon faces – part II
Faces of Bayon, Angkor Wat In search of Bayon faces – part I - Bayon There is such a dream… I don’t know how about you but me, I travel with my eyes. More often than not, it’s some picture or movie scene that decides where I go next time. When I get there, instead of reading the guidebook, I rather go to small stand with postcards. Guidebook has … Continue reading In search of Bayon faces – part I
Angkor Wat Angkor – Gallery - Procession Long time ago in Angkor Wat “When the king goes out, troops lead the escort; then come flags, banners and music. Palace women, numbering from three to five hundred, wearing clothes decorated with flowers, with flowers in their hair, hold candles in their hands, and form a troupe. Even in broad daylight, the candles … Continue reading Angkor – Gallery
kambodża, cambodia Cambodia diagonally - Cambodia Not so long ago while having dinner I was told that nowadays going to Cambodia is a waste of time… Conversation subject was „places that are still authentic” in SE Asia, which I guess meant places, where influence of tourism is non existent or barely visible and local population still lives in their bamboo … Continue reading Cambodia diagonally