On my first day in Cambodia, in the city of Siem Reap, we (a group of 5 photographers and our leader Karl Grobl) were transported by tuk-tuk to Angkor Tom.

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In one of the cave-like areas, we watched a widow prepare the area and perform a ceremony, which she does daily, in honor of her deceased husband. Widowed women shave their heads.

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Amazing ruins, exquisite carvings, fun climbing.

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I was struck by the heavy clothes of this maintenance worker, but then found that many Cambodian women dress this way, even though the temperate was in the 90s.

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Just outside of Angkor Tom, we arrived at this ceremony performed by monks.

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This little girl was a cute as she could be!

 

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