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Bamboo Train

Cambodia
Boneshaker Bamboo Train, Green Orange and Fish Paste Factory

November 17th 2015
What do you get when you combine bamboo with a 250cc motorcycle engine and left over flatbed minesweepers from the Civil War? A train of course! But only in Battambang as these trains are unique, a cheap way for locals to travel, an inventive response to a lack of public transport. The 'noris' are assembled on a single track and have no brakes. If two noris are playing chicken on the same line, th ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Battambang

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
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Tot: 0.043s; Tpl: 0.011s; cc: 7; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0046s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb