Another boat in Cambodia

Taking the ferry to school
I posted this photo before, in the "first version" of this blog. It seems to be a crowd-pleaser, so I'm posting it again. I think (but hope I'm wrong) that I may have photographed some of the last water taxis across the Stueng Saen in that village, Kampong Chheuteul in Kampong Thom province, Cambodia.
On the rebar
During my fieldwork the government authorities built a series of Bailey bridges across the river (right), thus making the commercial ferries redundant. I shot this photo in October 2005; the Bailey bridge became operational in April 2006. I haven't been back to the village since; I don't know whether the ferries have become obsolete.

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