A traditional Cambodian greeting is “Nyam bai howie nov?” (“Have you eaten rice yet?”). Part of your Cambodian odyssey will involve experimenting with unfamiliar cuisine.
Rain showers are short and gentle and last a short 30 minutes, nourishing the verdant landscapes. The paddy fields are lush, and this is the Green Season. The banks of the Mekong and Tonle Sap metamorphose into high walls of vibrant greenery. Treetops line the vistas. It’s the rainy season.