Life on the water #2

Life on the water #2

Life on the water #2


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Battambang province lies in the far western region of Cambodia; bounded to the west by Thailand, the south by the Cardamom Mountains, the east by the Tonle Sap Lake and Pursat, and to the north by Banteay Meanchey province. The landscape, often picturesque and highly varied in this large province, morphs from vast marshes and wetlands around the lake's rim into extensive rice paddies dotted with limestone outcrops and then rolling orchard-blanketed hills around the Pailin enclave, before finishing with rugged forest-clad slopes abutting the southern mountain ranges. Battambang is home to the kingdom's best farming land and the provincial capital was traditionally a wealthy trading town as well as being the second largest city of the kingdom.

'Bourgeois' Battambang with its large ethnic Chinese population suffered greatly during the Khmer Rouge era. With nearby Pailin being one ... Read our complete Battambang travel guide

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Riding the Bamboo Train in Battambang, Cambodia Sunrise over Battambang. Banana drying in the sun. Working on a weaving loom. Rice paper drying in the sun. Schoolgirls on a motorbike. Floating house in Battanbang. Two-wheel tractor and trailer. Cleaning up the bamboo container. Cooking sweet rice in bamboo. Fish drying in the sun. Bridge over the river in Battambang. The kranhoung stick king statue in Battanbang. Fish drying in the sun. Workers at the fish sauce factory. The fish sauce factory in Battambang. Traffic in Battambang town. Grapes from the Phnom Banom Winery. Battambang Winery. Vishnu statue in Battambang town. French architecture in Battambang. The Kranhoung stick king statue in Battambang. Psar Nat market in Battambang. The Psar Nat market in Battambang. wherever i lay my hat no yesterdays on the road it follows Colourful scarves at a Battambang stall, Cambodia Are we there yet? #2 TonleSap-Cambodia-2065 Bananaman TonleSap-Cambodia-2132 TonleSap-Cambodia-2113 Clear roads ahead Life on the water #1 Are we there yet? #1 Bamboo Train #6 Bamboo Train #7 Bamboo Train #5 Bamboo Train #4 Battambang-1659 Saffron Vision Riding with Monkey Abandoned Train Station #6 Abandoned Train Station #5 Abandoned Train Station #2 Pepsi Factory #3 Pepsi Factory #2 Pepsi Factory #1