The way stones fit together. The construction techniques of the Angkor temples is crazy. The stones are not uniform sizes at all. Each block is completely unique and cut specifically for its own place in the temple. #thewaystonesfittogether #thelanguageofstones #templesofangkor #preahkahntemple #joshcopusincambodia #adventure #apotterslife

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A favorite moment. One of the reasons I liked Preah Khan was that it was way more about exploring than many of the other temples. A lot of it is still in ruins, and the staff were way less concerned about people straying from the path. Emily and I climbed into a tunnel and over a bunch of rubble to find this tree and hang spot. It was great to be alone in a place like this and just have a moment chill in all the splendor. #hangspot #templesofangkor #templelife #joshcopusincambodia #templelife #preahkahn #preahkahntemple #adventure #apotterslife

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Preah Khan. This was our favorite temple today. It was built by the same guy 5 years after Ta Prohm and dead very similar without all the crowds talking about the Tomb Raider movie and getting in my images. Amazing place. #preahkahn #preahkahntemple #templesofangkor #templeexploration #joshcopusincambodia #adventure #apotterslife

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Two views of Ta Prohm. Also know as the Tomb Raider temple (for the movie with Angelina Jolie that was filmed here) The Angkor temple complex is amazing… It’s also amazingly popular with tourists and rightfully so. Being here is an interesting experience in that way. I generally shy away from places like this because I’m always searching for a less trodden path… But this place was worth dealing with the crowds to see once in my life. That being said, I think it’s important to accurately represent what the reality of being here is like. Because the images that get posted of this place generally tell the story of it beauty and serenity… Which isn’t always the reality. We spend most of our time trying to stay one step ahead of the crowds and when we inevitably find ourselves in their midst, we try to make images of this place without the crowds in them. Sometimes it’s waiting for the tour groups to move on so you can have a minute with a place, but sometimes it’s just changing the camera angle to crop out the crowds. These two images were made seconds apart and tell two completely different stories about this amazing place. Both of them have value. Both of them are true. #taprohm #twoviewsoftaprohm #joshcopusincambodia #adventure #apotterslife

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