Wednesday, January 4, 2012
A Khmer Home
to the home of
brother and 1 year old niece.
Inside, there is an upstairs area
that contains 2 or 3 sleeping areas.
Beds are a rare luxury.
If possible - always sleep under a mosquito net.
The ceiling (and roof) is made up of corrugated metal
The kitchen area
contains a cutting board
and a small cooking area
for heating up food over warm coals.
This is the one and only
source of running water
for the home.
Notice that the outside walls
are constructed from red brick.
On right - Pots, pans & spices
The large urn on the left
contains water for cooking,
drinking and bathing.
Moto theft is a real problem here.
Family transportation vehicles
are brought in doors for safe keeping.
and dish washing are done
on the floor.
Notice that the flooring
A wondrous feast is celebrated. There will be no leftovers.
This upper-middle class home could rent for $50 a month. It will soon be the site of her wedding reception this Saturday. It will also be the couple's honeymoon site. Check out the blog about CAMBODIAN COUPLES.