Tonle Sap
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 06 Jan 2020

Tonle Sap , 1/6/2020, The Jahan

  • Aboard the The Jahan
  • Vietnam & Cambodia Aboard The Jahan

An intimate look at daily rituals along the Tonle Sap River:

We greeted the day with a traditional ox cart ride into rice and lotus flower fields that sparkled with morning dew. Enthusiastic children, eager to practice their English skills, shared songs and basic conversations with us at a local school. In the afternoon, we witnessed first-hand the monkey-like scaling of trees required to harvest palm sugar from the tops of the trees and the ancient techniques of pounding pottery dating back to the time of the Khmer Empire.

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