Culture

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Culture

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A Buddhist village wedding…

Bride and Groom…

Entering the Ceremony hall.

Children at Takol school having a break between lessons.  The school is a mixture of Buddhist and Moslem children, and the Headmaster is Buddhist.  There is harmony in ...

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River Life

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River Life

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Washing oxen in Tonle Sap River.  All sorts of village activities take place in and around the river, and this results in poor water quality.

Discussing business at the end of a day’s fishing on the river.  The women are just as active as the men, and sometimes more.

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Fishing

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Fishing

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Young girl helping her Mum with the daily fishing trip on the river.  Children play a big part in the family business

A typical floating village on Tonle Sap.  Water quality is a big problem along the river

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Places of worship

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Places of worship

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Takol Pagoda clean water site, with security box fitted (left of photo on wall).  Hundreds of people gather every week at the Pagoda and use the clean water facilities.

Ny Lors, village chief Kahn Chong,  in a special meeting with future village committee members!!  Grand daughter cuddled up to Ny Lors.

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Farming

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Farming


Farmers crossing main Phnom Penh to Battambong highway with their herd of oxen


A young girl transporting some wood on a farm in Kampong Tralach


A typical scene in the countryside in Kampong Chhnang province, transporting wood, and collecting the crops

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People

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Ferry girl on Tonle Sap river collecting money for river crossing


Ouk Yon, headmaster of Kahn Chong primary school with a little girl who suffers from malnutrition.  She went to Tralach referral hospital for a checkup and was given nutritional supplements to strengthen her.  Kahn Chong school is the poorest in Tralach district, and is close to Kahn Chong ...

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Landscape

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Landscape

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Farm track in Kampong Chhnang, tree lined with farm houses on each side of the track.


Spectacular hill range, to the East of Kampong Chhnang town, with farm land in the foreground


Sunset through the trees


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Transport

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Transport

The perfect way to save fuel!

This vehicle is carrying about 12 people, including the motorcycle hitch hiker!

Motorcycle side bags are used for many things in Cambodia, including carrying twin boys!

Happy family.

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