how did the Khmer people build the Angkor Wat and other temples? how could those beautiful temples possibly exist on earth? is it a dream or something?
you are not the first who feel that way. you can’t believe your eyes, you try hard to imagine and go back into 12th century.
i think you will stand there, at least few minutes or it would take hours and days to understand or at least find something logical to answer how Khmer people built those great temples.
it’s the mystery and magic.
you can’t imagine either how come the great nation felt down, abandoned the city, and move from one place to another. the temple was once hidden in the jungle until Henri Mahout, the French traveler, discovered the Angkor Wat in 1860.
i found a great video shooting in 1930s, thank to those people that keep this video available, which will give you some ideas about Cambodian life in the old day and the beauty of Angkor Wat. in this footage as well, you will find also the Bokator (Pradal Serey) and the Khmer dance, played on the ground just in front of Angkor Wat.
the narration was great told the real beauty of Khmer people and its temples. it make me proud, think and do a lot of reflections to Cambodia today. i hope we are now gather together and look into a future where we will rebuild our country to the next level.
i hope this video would help you to have a wonderful moment with Khmer people in 1930s and i dedicate this video especially to Khmer people around the world.