In a widely celebrated royal return, Norodom Sihanouk reaches out to greet well-wishers
at the Phnom Penh airport after arriving from Beijing on October 20 with Queen Norodom
Monineath (rear) and his son King Norodom Sihamoni. Sihamoni, front right, told the
crowd he was excited to "have received the great honor" of taking over
the throne, scheduled to take place in a ceremony on October 29.