Im in Southern Cambodia and working in a coastal small town that once where the beauty of French Indochina. The French built up a summer vacation destination like Deauville and Trouville. In 1953 the French withdrew and into the 1970th the nightmare started for the blooming Cambodia. Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge destroyed every kind of value in their search for a communist paradis where all were suppose to be equal.
Kep sur Mer stands still as a sad monument of abandonment. But if you go hunting among the broken buildings you find street art:
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The city gouverment in Cambodian cities are hostile to street art. Very often they paint over great art works as fast as possible. They also have restrictions on content! In Siem Reap we struggle to find street art. Maybe because of the danger of over paiting many artist go quit about their last works.
We found some around Khmer Kitchen Restaurant. A great kitchen, with GREAT food for around 3-4 USD.
This is some of what we found in Rambutan Lane, Siem Reap:
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Here is some of the last street art in the streets of Phnom Penh. The area was decorated in 2016
I found some great info at Katmanduandbeyond and the easiestvway to find the street is by using this coordinates into google map: 11°34’38.4”N 104°54’54.9″E
Some of the art work is already gone, but here is some of the highlights I found:
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