First, a gratuitous pic of TL.
still the prettiest
Also the loveliest.
That roof is very much like the ones we saw in Cambodia nearly twenty years ago. I have memories of being told then that the dragons (or whatever they are) catch any unwanted demons that might slide down the roof. Or that could be a story I told myself.
new yet old
That’s a better pic of the stupa I mentioned. Built in a much earlier style, damaged, looted and restored in 1932. I think the restoration was carried out by the French,
thighs of steel
— words & pictures by Elizabeth