More Traditions in Soc Trang


Here are some English students, my coworker, and me on Vietnamese Teachers' Day
In Soc Trang, visiting one of the many fruit orchards here is a kind of tradition
This is at a ceremony for monks turning twenty
Two at a time, the young monks followed cues from the head monks
Once the ceremony is complete, the young monks move up one rank in the pagoda
This woman is cooking rice seeds in order to make ombok, a traditional Khmer rice dish
During the Ok Ombok festival, Khmer elders bless young people by feeding them ombok
Community dancing is a tradition during Khmer festivals and weddings