Monday, July 23, 2018

CAMBODIA ~ Kampong Thom Province ~

... Great view showing how a Cambodian man deals with his overloaded bicycle... trying to keep his balance as he transport his bamboo goods o͜͡o... when it comes to traffic in Cambodia, there are no rules... so in an economy with poor transportation, the vendors come to the people...  although more and more basketry is being replaced by plastic items in the everyday life of the Cambodian, you still find the best bamboo baskets are made near Kampot and small rattan baskets are made around Siem Reap.... Thanks a lot Ravindra!! (✿ ♥‿♥)
"The mobile bamboo market comes calling"
Photo © 2009 by Kraig Lieb - © 2015 Purple Moon Publications

Kampong Thom is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Siem Reap,Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Kratie, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, and the Tonle Sap. The provincial capital is Stung Saen a town on the banks of the Stung Sen River.

 Kampong Thom is the second largest province by area. There are a number of significant Angkorian sites in the area, including Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk and Prasat Andet temples. As one of the nine provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Thom is part of the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve.

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Khmer Culture
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