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Election Hush

The Psar Thmei (New Market/Central Market) just before noon Sunday - Election Day in Cambodia. The Market itself was designed in 1937 to resemble a Babylonian ziggurat, and I was happy to get a shot of the structure in daylight. Today there's just a skeleton crew. Without giving it much thought, ...

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Posh Penh

Aside from the Royal Palace and Independence Monument, it looks like everywhere else in Phnom Penh may become... residential! Click for the large version of this widely-published advertisement: Note the depiction of the intersection of Monivong and Sihanouk boulevards, compared to the present day. Wow. (The fine print dutifully notes this ...

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