2011 Northeast Thai Trip D:(1): Khorat to Udon
Mar 25, 2012Public
Photo: gateway into the Khmer sanctuary in Phimai
Photo: stone walkway leading to the entrance of the Khmer sanctuary, Phimai Historical Park
Photo: mythical "singh" lion guarding the entrance into Phimai sanctuary
Photo: seven-hooded naga on the naga bridge leading into Phimai sanctuary
Photo: monks visiting the Khmer sanctuary of Prasat Hin Phimai
Photo: carved stone lintels above doorways, Phimai Historical Park
Photo: Phimai Historical Park
Photo: students on a fieldtrip taking pictures at Phimai Historical Park
Photo: Phimai Historical Park
Photo: detailed Khmer stone lintel in Phimai National Museum
Photo: Phimai National Museum
Photo: Phimai-style stir-fried noodles ("pad mee Phimai")
Photo: sitting down to dinner in Khorat
Photo: fried snakehead fish topped with spicy salad ("pla boran")
Photo: fried insects at the night market
Photo: avenue leading to steps ascending to the hilltop Prasat Hin Phanom Rung
Photo: naga on the naga bridge leading to the Phanom Rung sanctuary
Photo: Prasat Hin Phanom Rung
Photo: the Khmer sanctuary on the hill of Phanom Rung
Photo: naga guarding the entrance
Photo: Keith on the naga platform leading to the entrance to Prasat Hin Phanom Rung
Photo: ancient ritual bathing pool outside the sanctuary
Photo: carved detail above main entrance into Prasat Hin Phanom Rung
Photo: doorway to the main chapel of Prasat Hin Phanom Rung with the lintel of the Hindu creation myth