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Secrets of Angkor

In conjunction with the July cover story of National Geographic Magazine, get a comprehensive look at Angkor and the new evidence: remains f outlying settlements, at least 74 additional temples and a vital, complex water system.

In its July 2009 issue, the National Geographic magazine will feature Angkor Wat, including a supplemental map depicting the rise and fall of Angkor Wat. The Secrets of Angkor will be aired on the National Geographic Channel on July 14 @9pm.

Divining Angkor
By Richard Stone

Angkor’s end is a sobering lesson in the limits of human ingenuity. The Khmer had transformed their world – a monumental investment that would have been excruciating for the kingdom’s rulers to forsake. “Angkor’s hydraulic system was an amazing machine, a wonderful mechanism for regulating the world.” Fletcher says. Its engineers managed to keep the civilization’s signal achievement running for six centuries – until, in the end, a greater force overwhelmed them. View full story>>>

“Angkor’s hydraulic system was an amazing machine, a wonderful mechanism for regulating the world.” Roland Fletcher

Source:  National Geographic

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8 Comments

  1. The pictures are just amazing!

  2. Wow, it’s so beautiful. Waiting for more pics to come.

  3. Good to hear that and thanks for sharing this information. Wishing you all the best!! UKH

  4. It is nice pictures,,,, old photos

  5. Nice blog. Keep up with the good job.

  6. Hello Ms. Socheata. I am Lyda Chea, a senior student at the Department of Media and Communication. I am currently doing a research thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Bachelor of Arts in Media Management, on “Cambodian female bloggers”. It would be very appreciated if we can have a conversation, in person, regarding your personal experiences from using blog.

    Your blog has been randomly selected, yet your full approval for participating in this study is prioritized. Therefore, would you mind confirming your participation in this research study within a week either through my e-mail address lyda.dmc.ifl@gmail.com/ lyda_tva@yahoo.com or through my telephone number 012 381 571 for clarification?

    I am looking forward to hearing from you soon.
    Sincerely yours,

  7. Hi Lyda, thanks for your message. I have responded to your mailbox; so let’s talk there. Best, Socheata

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