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The Late King Norodom Sihanouk

(Image by Damir Sagoli) Cambodians have been lining the streets to honor King Norodom Sihanouk, who passed away of a heart attack in Beijing on Monday. Sihanouk was King of Cambodia from 1941- 1955 and again from 1993-2004. He was also effectively the ruler of Cambodia from 1953 – 1970. He was 89 years old. The images [...]

Pythons get married in Cambodia

Two pythons have tied the knot in an unusual wedding ceremony in a village south of Phnom Penh. Cambodians tend to be very supersticious and practice …

Cambodians Ride A Bamboo Train

Cambodians ride a bamboo train, known locally as a lorry, at new village train station in Pusat province 200 km (124 miles) northwest of Phnom Penh October 19, 2010. Cambodia has reopened a stretch of railway destroyed during the country’s war and officials described it as a step towards boosting regional trade through rail links [...]

Tarantula cocktail

The arachnophobe’s nightmare is made using rice wine, jack fruit and a tarantula – which many Cambodians believe can help your heart and work as an aphrodisiac.Photographer Tim Whitby, who took the pictures, said the tarantulas are added live to the mixture to preserve their freshness.They are also fried and sold at roadside kiosks.The trade [...]