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Phnom Penh 2009

Former Chamber of Commerce building, Phnom Penh

Former Chamber of Commerce building, Phnom Penh

Former Chamber of Commerce building, Phnom Penh Meta House, Phnom Penh Waitress, Phnom Penh FCC, Phnom Penh

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  • Image © 2009 Michael Krause

Cambodia has been a place i've desired to visit for many years, along with the rest of Southeast Asia.

In my photographs i'm particularly drawn to conveying the feeling of the atmosphere and daily life of the city. Culturally the Cambodians are managing to survive but just barely it seems.

As an enthusiast of Cambodian classical dance I always make it a top priority to visit (usually several) to the Apsara Arts Association while in town.

Changes are happening quickly in the city as in the rest of the country. It's my hope that the things of the past that have aesthetic as well as cultural value will be able to not only be preserved but act as springboards for the flowering of the country and its people.

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Published on 4/18/09

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Great Photos

Contributor: experiencetravel [136] 7/1/09

2 of 2 people found this comment helpful.

Really nice Photos capture the essence of the place.

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Mike's Exquisite Taste

Contributor: jazze [28] 5/4/09

4 of 4 people found this comment helpful.

Mike’s photos take me there. He has a superb eye for capturing the beauty in all. Mike has exquisite taste in identifying images of interest. I can’t wait to see the next batch!

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