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Day Three 三日目

September 2, 2007

Last day of the official tour days. I still have three days to wander around on my own but on this morning, we travelled out to Tonle Sap lake to go through the floating village of Chong Kneas. It’s a bit on the “touristy” side but still pretty interesting. More interesting would have been the flooded forest of Kompong Phhluk and its stilt village. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to get to and takes about 6 hours one way. Perhaps next time.
この朝にトンレー•サプ湖に行きました。そこには浮き町があります。実は水浸しになったの森と町に行きたかったけど車と船で片道に6時間ぐらいかかります。遠いですね。しょうがない。次の旅行かもしらない。

Chong Kneas was still interesting to visit, especially to see the way they move the houses depending on the water level of the lake. During the dry season, Tonle Sap shrinks to approximately 25% of its wet season size. That requires the villagers to move their houses both floating and stilt style, about 10 km during the year in order to stay with the water!
乾期中トンレー•サプ湖のサイズは1/4梅雨のサイズになります。そして、前年人々はだんだん10キロぐらい家を移します。びっくりした!

Captainfamily.jpgkids.jpgQuick swimto-market.jpgBasketball court

After lunch, we managed to return to Ta Prohm. It started raining again and I was beginning to think that I wasn’t meant to visit that temple but this was only a sprinkle that lasted about 10 minutes. So interesting to see how the trees have overtaken and grown into the rock of the temple.
昼ご飯後タ•プロームに戻りました。もう少し雨が降りました。大丈夫でした。十分ぐらいだけでした。タ•プロームの木が面白かった。

Ta ProhmTaking overTomb Raider tree

That night, having been inspired by the “Tomb Raider Temple”, I headed into town for dinner and ended up at the Red Piano. They advertise “Angelina Jolie was here before you”. Ah, my brief brush with stardom.
その夜「赤いピアノ」に行ってきました。「あなたの前にアンジェリナ•ジョーリを来ました」と言います。面白いですか。アンジェリナは何を食べったかな。

Angelina wuz here

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