Cambodia Snapshots: Baroque Lamposts

Cambodia Snapshots

Usual lamp posts you can see on Phnom Penh parks. I kinda like it, its ornate, so lavish. I feel like I’m in Europe when I see this. This photo was taken in the park in front of the Royal Palace and Sisowath Quay. I think they’ll be repainting these posts soon. Some posts on […]

April 16, 2011

Cambodia Snapshots: Old French

Cambodia Snapshots

As an old French colony, Cambodia and Phnom Penh has its fair share of beautiful French style buildings. But this one is my favorite. I know its an abandoned building and badly neglected but to me that gives it a different sort of appeal. I’m thinking ghosts and vampires whenever I see it. But, it […]

April 10, 2011

Cambodia Snapshots: Flag Gallery

Cambodia Snapshots

┬áMy personal nickname for this place: The Flag Gallery. Along riverfront,Sisowath Quay…The whole riverside stretch is lined with flags of different countries. My daughter likes walking along this place and guessing which country each flag belongs to.. This is also an entry for my Cambodia Snapshot series and Scenic Sunday.  

April 9, 2011

Cambodia Snapshot: Waiting…

Cambodia Snapshots

This photo was taken in Pursat province, Cambodia. This place is a lowland and when rainy season comes, it turns into a lake and those houses are floating. Residents get by using boats. I’m calling this ‘Waiting’ coz the man in the photo seems to be looking out, waiting…for the rains and water to come. […]

April 3, 2011

Cambodia Snapshots: The French Library

Cambodia Snapshots

My first Cambodia Snapshot feature: This is one of my favorite buildings here in Phnom Penh. The French Library @ Royal University of Phnom Penh.. There are times, words aren’t enough. Things, places, scenes, feelings are better conveyed with photos. This is the main reason I’m starting this category. Cambodia is a place that defies […]

April 2, 2011