Pics from Kratie

Some stories and a recipe to follow, but in the mean time, here are some photo impressions from our stay in Kratie, Cambodia.

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At the street market in Kratie, fruit and veg for sale

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A big vegetable stand at the market

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The rainy season doesn’t mess around in Kratie. We experienced intense storms pretty much every day we were there.

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Locksmith

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Matching two piece outfits that – to my eye – look like pajamas seem to be all the rage among older women in Kratie. A woman in such a suit shops for more at a market.

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Lumpy people crossing

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Rain and more rain. The view from one of our breakfast spots.

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Live chickens strapped to the back of a bike. They seemed pretty resigned to the situation.

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In town

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Someone left a simple offering of coconuts, incense and flowers in the brush by the river

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Barber shop

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Incongruous: One house had a shiny new Lexus with US plates parked behind metal gates. Note the German Shepard in the background coming to bark at me. 🙂

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Pigs in a basket

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Typical house on stilts along the road leading out of the city

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Full truck

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House overlooking rice paddies and the Mekong river. (I like the cat in the window. 🙂 )

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Little person, big magazine

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