Staying in a Cambodian village present an opportunity to observe village life. Rather than focus exclusively on the temple, I spent some time taking photos in and around the village. These are some of my favorites.

For information on staying in Banteay Chhmar, check the CBT website.

Traffic in town.
Traffic in town.
A typical house.
A typical house.
The road out of town.
The road out of town.
Locals making sticky rice snacks.
Locals making sticky rice snacks.
Outside of town.
Outside of town.
Tomorrow was a holiday, and the guys were already drinking and snacking on delicious fried crickets.
Tomorrow was a holiday, and the guys were already drinking and snacking on delicious fried crickets.
The town temple.
The town temple.
The ancient baray was huge. The cluster of trees is not the other side, but the island in the middle.
The ancient baray was huge. The cluster of trees is not the other side, but the island in the middle.
Joyriding.
Joyriding.
Locals gather at the temple before the rain.
Locals gather at the temple before the rain.
Terry
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