Look closely–yep, that’s the Buddha through the doorway at Bayon in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Picture of the Day: Buddha through the doorway — Siem Reap, Cambodia 2006
Reviews“Jeffrey Miller captures the terror and agony of war up front—not just any war but the “forgotten” Korean War that lives on in the hearts and minds of those who lived through it and the loved ones of those who died. He alternates between images of horror and friendship on historic battlefields with scenes of the warmth, love, longing and sadness of a middle-American family on the home front. Overall, the plot is imaginative, a portrayal of the suffering of war from vivid action to endless waiting and longing. His book is a welcome addition to the scant literature of a war whose significance intensifies with awareness of the threat still posed by North Korea—and the dangers of a second Korean War.” - Don Kirk author of Korea Betrayed: Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine and Korean Crisis: Unraveling of the Miracle in the IMF Era
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