This morning we were greeted by a different thundering sound: that of the fishing boats returning to their homes upriver. The boats have been absent the last few days and it’s good to hear them again. The soundscape also included what sounded like water gurgling down a big drainpipe. The mighty Kampot River is back to its normal level and the remaining puddles are sinking into the earth.
To get a sense of water levels, here are two shots of the platform below our house:
And here are the fields surrounding our place:
The roads are clear, and we’re back on our bikes. We’re enjoying simple pleasures such as feeling dry ground underfoot, taking in the green grass and we even went for a run.