National Geographic : 1960 Apr
their stalls of fruit and fish. Men gamble and match fighting cocks. Jugglers, acrobats, and midgets perform to the accompaniment of a string-and-drum orchestra. Fishermen cast their nets into waters teeming with scaly fish, turtles, and crocodiles. Men, camping in a forest, drop a pig into a cooking pot. Their companions boil rice 562 and roast spitted fish. Above, from the tree branches, frolicking monkeys, squirrels, and birds gaze down upon them. A water buffalo suckles her calf and at the same time scratches her head with her hind hoof. For hours I explored the Bayon's reliefs, en joying the homely scenes and marveling at how many are duplicated in Cambodia today.