Photos for Cambodia 2006

what a great country

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Peter 29-Jan-2006
Royal palace in Phnom Penh
Taken by: Peter on: 29-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 30-Jan-2006
Slums in Phnom Penh
Slums at the bank of the Tonle Sap river in the capital of Phnom Penh
Taken by: Peter on: 30-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 28-Jan-2006
Typical street in central Phnom Penh
Most smaller streets are not paved and have no street lights yet. There are much more cars in Cambodia than in Vietnam.
Taken by: Peter on: 28-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 21-Jan-2006
At the Killing fields
The killing fields are mass graves of the victoms of the Khmer Rouge outside of Phnom Penh. These skulls were later recovered and are part of an open air museum.
Taken by: Peter on: 21-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 21-Jan-2006
Countryside road
Taken by: Peter on: 21-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 22-Jan-2006
The ride home
Pickup tracks carry heaps of people in Cambodia, don't think this one is full yet.
Taken by: Peter on: 22-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 2-Feb-2006
Typical Cambodian house
Most house are still wooden and on stills, it's not really for flooding but to provide some shade for the animals and kids playing outside.
Taken by: Peter on: 2-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 24-Jan-2006
An elephant at work on a country road
Even the local kids were watching, so the elephant doesn't come along here every day.
Taken by: Peter on: 24-Jan-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 3-Feb-2006
Angkor temple
Taken by: Peter on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 4-Feb-2006
Angkor Wat
Taken by: Peter on: 4-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 1-Feb-2006
Angkor Wat
seen in the evening hours from the west side.
Taken by: Peter on: 1-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 3-Feb-2006
A buddhist service in Angkor Thom
Thousands of people were gathered around a small wat right next to the Bayon temple.
Taken by: Peter on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 4-Feb-2006
Bayon temple
Taken by: Peter on: 4-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 4-Feb-2006
Forest around Angkor Wat
The whole Angkor temple complex in located in a beautiful forest many kinds of trees.
Taken by: Peter on: 4-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 3-Feb-2006
Main square in Angkor Thom
Great tree on the main open space in the acient city of Angkor Thom. In the shade you can see a TukTuk, which most people used to get around between all the different temples.
Taken by: Peter on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Olivia 4-Feb-2006
Peter chats with some local ladies
These ladies were working in a remote temple of the Angkor complex and didn't speak English but were really nice and thought me some basic Khmer words.
Taken by: Olivia on: 4-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Olivia 3-Feb-2006
Peter in front of Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is the biggest and most impressive of all the Angkor temples in northern Cambodia
Taken by: Olivia on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 3-Feb-2006
Preah Khan
Taken by: Peter on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 3-Feb-2006
Petrol station in Siem Reap
All over the country petrol is supplied in coke or pepsi bottles. In the city they sometimes use bigger containers like here.
Taken by: Peter on: 3-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 1-Feb-2006
Landmine warning sign
Luckily we didn't see many of these signs, but there are still millons of mines in more remote areas of Cambodia.
Taken by: Peter on: 1-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Olivia 6-Feb-2006
Peter gets a haircut, the local kids are watching
This was in rural Cambodia, I got a haircut in a small hut at the side of the street. Cost me 1500 riel, which is around 23p or 40 US cents. The local boys were watching.
Taken by: Olivia on: 6-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size
Peter 7-Feb-2006
Cambodian Kids
School kids on the way home for lunch. Every kid in the countryside greets us with Hello or byebye
Taken by: Peter on: 7-Feb-2006 | Flickr page | Full Size


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