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The floating village of Kampong Phluk

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HOUSES tower high above on stilts that stretched as much as three stories into the sky.  During the rainy months, the river water goes all the way up and falls a meter or two short of their floors,  hence ‘floating villages.’

The Cambodians are a resilient people. After their country fell into the destructive rule of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979, the people have risen to their feet, picked up the pieces and are beginning to thrive once more.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

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