15 images60% of Siem Reap's population still live below the poverty line with minors often bearing the burden of providing for their families at the expense of education and their future. Despite this situation, Cambodian children are all about warmth and smiles.
22 imagesKalibo comes alive during the third week of January for the Ati-Atihan. The festival commemorates the sealing of the first real estate deal between a group of Malays and the “Atis” or “Aetas”, the first settlers of the island. During the week-long event, participants wearing flamboyant costumes cover their faces and bodies in soot to “be like the Atis” as they dance around town in heart-thumping drum beats.