Tonlé Sap Lake and the stilt village

South of Siem Reap is one of the largest bodies of water in the region, Tonlé Sap Lake. Famous for it’s stilt and floating villages, we decided to take one of the shorter trips to see a stilt village.

Our first view of some of the stilt buildings. Because it is the dry season the water level is low and the houses are quite tall!

In town. Here people use boats like we use cars.

Here is another group enjoying a tour.

On the outskirts of the village we had the chance to take a small raft through the flooded trees.

While I had a nice time and took some great pictures I think that if we were to do it again we would take more care to book with a reputable company. Especially at the end of the day they were trying to aggressively sell us soda, souvenirs, and some meal on the lake deal. We were both fed up with it by the end of the day. Should have listened to the guidebook, it did warn us!

Next we’re back to Thailand and traveling south to the islands.