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The Tonle Sap - floating village life  

The Tonle Sap - floating village life

Siem Reap, Cambodia - 9 to 11 April 2013

May 2nd 2013
We arrived in Siem Reap and were met at the airport by our local guide, Wong Kimsien (Kim) who would be with us for the last few days of our Indochina Tour which ends in a few days. Our new guide Kim also had a sad story to tell of his family’s experience during the reign of the Khmer Rouge. As in Phomn Penn the people living in Siem Reap was ousted from their homes and sent into the countrysi ... read more
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Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
9th May 2013

Can't beat your good fortune to be there for this shot. Not just a girl in a wash's a girl in a wash basin...paddling in Tonle Sap...with a python! Wow!
9th May 2013

Thanks for your comment
Glad you liked the shot - it's always about being in the right place at the right time but you have to be lucky to be there in the first place......
19th May 2013

Just saw this on the front page

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