The innovative work of Antoni Gaudi inspires a sense of otherworldly wonder in the vibrant Spanish locale.
The statement by the British historian refers to the overwhelming beauty of the ancient Cambodian temple complex — one which he describes as being a sight so awe-inspiring, it’s to die for.
I have visited Angkor Wat and it is undeniably amazing. But being only a stone’s throw away from my native Thailand, it doesn’t quite inspire that sense of otherworldly wonder that can be deemed “to die for”.
The Discovery Channel came to Thailand when I was a teenager, and I grew fast addicted to it. I loved getting a window into the whole world from my living room. One day I watched a documentary about an unfinished cathedral in Barcelona, Spain, called La Sagrada Familia.