History is so evident in the Far East – from thousands of years ago to recent years.  History was unveiled anew at the Angkor Wat complex.  It was in the faces of people in Viet Nam, who had striking viewpoints on the Chinese, the  French, the Japanese, the Americans, and the Khmer Rouge.

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1 Terra cotta warrior, Xi’An, color reconstructed from paint traces

2 Lone Buddha in ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand

3 Stone monument to road workers, pass from Dong Van to Meo Vac, Viet Nam

4 Sign at entry to the Women’s Museum, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

5 Vince, Lou Ellen, and David in Qin Dynasty dress, Hotel Love, Xi’An

6 Face of statue hidden by strangler fig, Ta Prohm, Cambodia

7 A spung tree grasps Ta Prohm, Angkor, Cambodia

8 South entry to Angkor Thom, Cambodia

9 Peter Tham (right), Viet veteran wanting to talk w/Americans, Pu Luong


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