Posts Tagged "floating community"

APAD 152: The floating houses

Posted by on Sep 7, 2011 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia, Cambodia life | 5 comments

These are but a few of the boathouses belonging to a floating community along the confluence of Tonle Bassac and Tonle Sap rivers. Watching the boat-people is a quick glimpse of sortsĀ  at the way of life of a floating village in Cambodia.

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The Women of Prek Toal

Posted by on Mar 24, 2006 in All things Khmer, Cambodia life, faces, people, sights, That's My World, transportation, travel, What's On in Cambodia | 0 comments

This was intended for the Women’s Day post but I got buried under tons of office work. Anyways, here it goes… a salute to the Cambodian women who go through many sacrifices and discrimination. I support the continuing struggle for the empowerment of women in Cambodia.

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These young women ply their wares by boat. This is a common sight in floating villages of Cambodia.

These are floating stores.

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A masked boat-woman.

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Girls on the way to school.

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Little girls enjoying a boat ride with their mdei (mother).

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