Living on Water: Stilted Villages
After visiting the legendary floating villages on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, I took a detour to Kompong Phluk, a permanent settlement built upon stilts at the edge of the lake. As I paddled through the brackish water, it was a breathtaking sight to see homes, cooking, fishing, and everyday life soaring above me.
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