Travelling from Vietnam to Thailand, a brief stop in Cambodia is just needed for realizing how beautiful must be this country and how it needs a deeper investigation, a future longer trip.

Siem Rep (MAP) is mainly famous for its incredible wonder Angkor (ARTICLE), yet pedaling through - and out of - the city is an incredible opportunity to get into local life and people.
Siem Riep, Pagoda

In the market one can still breathe the air of ancient traditions. Here every person is a shop, selling his goods on the floor. It is also possible to find one-man-shops around the city.

old market, Siem Rep

old market, Siem Rep

The career seems quite obvious: starting with a bicycle and a bunch of stuff to sell, the ones who goes ahead can afford a real motorbike and then attach a sort of sidecar-kitchen to it. The result is an effective portable restaurant, ready to move where and when it is needed.

Portable Restaurant

There are little home-made almost pretty everywhere. I just stop by, both for hunger and for curiosity. The main dish consists of frog sticks. My curiosity is satisfied, I suffer a little bit while chewing the legs, but after all it was a good meal...

Grilled frog sticks

Leaving the main road means getting lost in the country. Kilometers away from the city, no more traffic or noise. There are just farmers, animals, and a lot of children everywhere, playing games or sometimes just getting their jobs done.

Farmer's house, Siem Rep

The weather is extremely unstable and a heavy sunny day can turn into incredibly pouring rain in a matter of minutes. Clouds create an incredible landscape for sunset, yet tomorrow is another day. info

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