MOVING TH E P A S T TO TH E P R E S E NT : A S I E M R E A P – ANGKOR KHM E R R E S ID E NC E – TAASA Review March 2010
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This article was originally found in the March 2010 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 19, Issue 1, Page 18).
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Darryl Collins Façade of house, lit at early evening: photo: John Gollings I n my 60th year (61st by the Khmer calendar) – an auspicious one as it turned out – I decided in 2007 to move from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
I had been extremely fortunate in the Cambodian capital, residing since 1994 in what is now known as The Chinese House' built by Tan Bunpa (1871-1952).
This is a 1905 Sino-Khmer brick residence facing the Tonle Sap river, approximately 1.5km north of Wat Phnom...