Category: Travel Portraits
Photo and caption by Vipasinee Khowattana
An Apsara is a female spirit of the clouds and waters in ancient Hindu and Buddhists beliefs. The Apsara dance is a traditional Khmer dance dating back over a 1000 years in Cambodia. It shows the true essence and beauty of the female spirit, portrayed through dancing.
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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