On the Road Again
wo hundred stone faces gaze out toward the four cardinal directions at Bayon, the center of the royal city of Angkor Thom. They represent the Khmer god-king in his incarnation as the compassionate Bodhisattva, Avelokitesvara. I climbed a dangerously crumbling wall to get an overview of the immense monument.


Bayon, Cambodia

Image ©2001 Jon Ortner