Blasco on Deviant Art.
From an old Pathé movie of 1907. Buddhist ceremonies at the installation of a new abbot. At about 2:45 minutes in, there is a short scene of a Monk dressing. The method he uses to fold his robes is quite interesting. Not something I’ve seen in modern Cambodia anyways.
❝ I’ve visited Angkor Wat 8 times over the years. And it never ceases to amaze me. And dating back to the 12th century, I’m not the only one. Making it one of my favorite places in the world to photograph. Only Istanbul and Rome can rival it. On this most recent trip, I decided […]
Khmer Toddler Gets Trapped and Rescued From A Ceramic Pot. The update is because Youtube removed this clip as it violated ‘community standards’. Asshats, this IS my community.
Half a century after United States B-52 bombers dropped more than 500,000 tonnes of explosives on Cambodia’s countryside, Washington wants the country to repay a $US500 million war debt. “They dropped bombs on our heads and then ask[ed] us to repay. When we do not repay, they tell the IMF not to lend us money,” […]
In most places ‘take your kid to work day’ goes like this: Students spend the day at the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host, witnessing first-hand the world of work, prompting early career planning, and enabling students to make informed decisions about their future goals and endeavours. The event also gives parents […]
“On every side, in fantastic over-scale, the trunks of the silk-cotton trees soar skywards under a shadowy green canopy, their long spreading skirts trailing the ground and their endless roots coiling more like reptiles than plants.” — Maurice Glaize
Cambodia to attempt Guinness World Record for Long Boat, August 2018 Guinness World Records set to return to Cambodia in late August 2018 for Cambodia’s longest boat. Nangbanal, Vice Chairman of the Long Boat Manufacturers Association, said that completion is about 90% and it should to be finished later this month. When the boat is […]