n my first visit to Angkor in
the early 90's, the only dancers were carved in stone; all had fled the Civil War or had been killed.
By 1996, one troupe had been re-established and I had the privilege of seeing these exquisite, young
Apsara dancers return to Angkor. Now, there are half a dozen troupes performing every night, for both
the enthusiastic locals and appreciative tourists who are awed by the sweetness and simplicity of the