Is the Water Festival dying?

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Water Festival 10-12 November 2019


Lets comment on the Water Festival crowds AFTER it's finished.
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This year i came to Siem reap for the water festival.i expected it to be quiet.all i can say is it is jam packed here.and the atmosphere is brilliant.all the bars are busy.the boat racing carnival was jam packed yesterday.everyone seems in good spirits.i have loved it and am not looking forward to coming back to PP tomorow.
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I had avoided the water festival till yesterday when i had a walk to the riverside after taking the kids to wat Phnom playground. This would have been around 5pm. What time do the races start & finish?
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It was beautiful yesterday. Crowds were modest and lots of police was around so that one really felt safe. Nice peaceful atmosphere.
I might go back today
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IraHayes wrote: Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:19 am I had avoided the water festival till yesterday when i had a walk to the riverside after taking the kids to wat Phnom playground. This would have been around 5pm. What time do the races start & finish?
Hope you get chance to take some pictures.
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King Keil wrote: Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:38 am It was beautiful yesterday. Crowds were modest and lots of police was around so that one really felt safe. Nice peaceful atmosphere.
I might go back today
If you get the chance, can you post some photos - who knows in 40 years you might be the one credited like on Clutchcargo's old Saigon Pics.

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Duncan wrote: Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:02 am Water Festival 10-12 November 2019


Lets comment on the Water Festival crowds AFTER it's finished.
Sure, the first day is always the one with lowest attendance.
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Lots of dirt on your cameras lens.. Hang on, I put my glasses on.
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On Sunday there appeared to be more armed police and military than public on the Riverside. Mid morning there was a large convoy of armed military dressed all in black including black balaclavas racing along Monivong
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