I had heard about the floating Chongknease Village on the Tonle Sap Lake just outside the city of Siem Reap, Camboodia, so I arranged transport and a local guide. I had not expected to come face to face with poverty; the type of poverty where people have no clean drinking water and people must evade the government in order to survive.

The Floating Villages of Siem Reap: Poverty in Cambodia

I had heard about the floating Chongknease Village on the Tonle Sap Lake just outside the city of Siem Reap, Camboodia, so I arranged transport and a local guide. I had not expected to come face to face with poverty; the type of poverty where people have no clean drinking water and people must evade the government in order to survive.

Almost slap bang in the middle of Cambodia you’ll find Lake Tonlé Sap, the country’s largest lake. In fact it is a whopping 2,700 square kilometres! At the north of the lake is the town of Siem Reap and at the south, the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.

Tonle Sap - A Guide to the Floating Villages

Almost slap bang in the middle of Cambodia you’ll find Lake Tonlé Sap, the country’s largest lake. In fact it is a whopping 2,700 square kilometres! At the north of the lake is the town of Siem Reap and at the south, the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.

The floating villages in the waters of Tonle Sap Lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The floating villages in the waters of Tonle Sap Lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town to visit on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town to visit on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia | Kampong Chhnang is a busy, exciting town on the southern shore of the Tonle Sap lake.

Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake Cambodia | Siem Reap Angkor | Tours, Boats, Prek Toal, Kampong Phluk, Chong Khneas | Cambodia

Tonle Sap Lake Cambodia | Siem Reap Angkor | Tours, Boats, Prek Toal, Kampong Phluk, Chong Khneas | Cambodia

Tonlé Sap Lake in Siem Reap - Cambodia Attractions

Tonlé Sap Lake in Siem Reap - Cambodia Attractions

Night Market Siem Reap, Cambodia.. My favorite!!!! ❤ Reiseausrüstung mit Charakter gibt's auf vamadu.de

Night Market Siem Reap, Cambodia.. My favorite!!!! ❤ Reiseausrüstung mit Charakter gibt's auf vamadu.de

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