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Cambodia’s Floating Villages

Cambodia
Federico Cavallo

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On lake Tonle Sap in Cambodia there are some floating villages, inhabited among others by a Vietnamese minority, not allowed to buy any land. I get through the houses on a boat. When they say floating, they mean it.
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Water has the main role in every aspect of life, from washing the clothes to fishing, main activity. The family take part in preparing the food.
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Having a boat is the only way to move around or to land, at any age.
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People around smile and wave, but sometimes some more privacy is needed.
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But hey… living on a floating house doesn't allow you to skip the floating school!


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