Cambodia. In the streets of Phnom Penh
• Cambodia. In the streets of Phnom Penh
The next city on my journey through Southeast Asia became Phnom Penh. It is the capital of Cambodia and the largest city in the country. Unfortunately, at the time of the oppression of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh was abandoned and stopped in development. But in the early twentieth century, the city was a "pearl of Asia", Economic Development and beautiful.
To date, Cambodia is at the initial stage of recovery. How are the streets and the residents of Phnom Penh will show in today's outing.
Immediately felt the level of welfare of the population of the capital. Here are more common "Camry" is not the nineties in the province, and has two thousandth
However, ordinary people are moving on mopeds.
Here I first came to the streets filled with motorcycles, which go without traffic light at first glance does not seem possible. I learned how to cross without problems large transport motopotok only in Vietnam.
An employee helps to cross the roadway.
Here, too, are parked on the sidewalks.
where you can often find young monks.
You play a very funny kind of entertainment. What is it called?
By the way, in the evening residents take to the streets together and doing all sorts of sports and gymnastics. Well done.
At the royal palace.
Residents of Phnom Penh.
The military and the police are going to one of the demonstrations.
Phnom Penh was founded in the second half of the fourteenth century. According to legend, Daun Penh found in the river Tonle Sap of the tree with four bronze and one stone statues of Buddha and built near the hill (by Khmer "Phnom") altar, and then Wat Phnom Daun Penh (Eng. Wat Phnom), around which is gradually city grew. Several photos of Wat Phnom.
Evening Phnom Penh and the market.
In Cambodia, in the course of the US dollar. Delivery in supermarkets give in local currency.
In fact Penh bit boring. To my mind, one day on his visit is enough. They say there is a genocide museum, maybe someone interested.