Dust and Trucks in Cambodia. Video Post

Water buffalo, bicycles the occasional cart and perhaps a 4×4. One of the joys of cycling in South East Asia is the comparative lack of traffic once you get away from the main roads. But, as Cambodia and Laos start to develop this changes. Find yourself cycling on a road that connects a growing industry or newly discovered natural resource you are sharing the road with vast trucks that drag behind them a world of dust and noise. As a tourist I only have to put up with being coated in red earth for a few days, but for the people who live on these once quite tracks I can only imagine how hard life must have become.

 

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