Built on the top of a small hill in the 6th century by King Rutravarman, Phnom Da temple is watched over by no one except two young girls. (at least while I was there).
So there is some graffiti on this site- the so-called cradle of Khmer civilisation. Thankfully, it is on the rocks that surround the temple, not the temple itself.
How much damage would western vandals do to an important but unguarded structure, isolated at the top of hill, though? And how quickly?
Disturbing and offensive. Especially in light of Cambodia’s recent military past.
crazy, cool, insane (Urban Dictionary)
Don’t want a ‘sick’ squad of army men anywhere. Least of all in Cambodia.
A young girl clutches small denomination notes to hand out to the monks of Kampong Luong Pagoda