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The race is on

The race is on



Phnom Penh's Dangkor district rowing team practices at the front of the

Royal Palace on Friday. The boat has a crew of 55 people and is named

the Techesh Pon Phnom after the  team's local pagoda. The Water

Festival, or Om Tuk, runs from November 11 to 13 and includes boat

races in which crews from all across the Kingdom will compete on Phnom

Penh's Tonle Bassac.

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