Sunday, September 20, 2009

Pchum Ben : the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) during a public holiday in Cambodia on September 18, 2009


Getty 09/18/2009 7:16 PM
Cambodians sit on the roof of a public transport as they leave the capital city Phnom Penh to other provinces to celebrate the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) during a public holiday in Cambodia on September 18, 2009. The Pchum Ben festival is a popular holiday in Cambodia which consists of 15 days of prayer for the deceased, visits to the temple, and bringing food to monks. AFP PHOTO/TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)


AP 09/17/2009 9:47 PM
Cambodians, along with their belongings, pile up on a pickup truck driven in the capital Phnom Penh's outskirts, Cambodia, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009. Thousands of Cambodians head homes in the countryside to celebrate the traditional Pchum Ben festival for the dead. The celebrations run from Sept. 18 to 20. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

Getty 09/18/2009 7:16 PM
Cambodians sit on the roof of a public transport as they leave the capital city Phnom Penh to other provinces to celebrate the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) during a public holiday in Cambodia on September 18, 2009. The Pchum Ben festival is a popular holiday in Cambodia which consists of 15 days of prayer for the deceased, visits to the temple, and bringing food to monks. AFP PHOTO/TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Getty 09/18/2009 7:16 PM
Cambodians sit on the roof of a public transport as they leave the capital city Phnom Penh to other provinces to celebrate the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) during a public holiday in Cambodia on September 18, 2009. The Pchum Ben festival is a popular holiday in Cambodia which consists of 15 days of prayer for the deceased, visits to the temple, and bringing food to monks. AFP PHOTO/TANG CHHIN SOTHY (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)



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