Photo of the month – June 2016 | Homeostasis

Kampong Khleang

Every 15th of each month at 12 o’clock sharp Paris time, we will post a photo according to a theme defined by one of the members of the French Facebook group called Photo of the Month, consisting of worldwide amateur bloggers and photographers. This is for us a nice occasion to rummage about in our archives full of beautiful pictures or even rack our brains to take a new snapshot.

Homeostasis? What is that?

This month, the theme is homeostasis proposed by the blog Homeos-tasie. Not easy for a first participation and above all… What does that mean? Well, it refers to the capacity of a system to maintain its stability thanks to various factors and to resist to any kind of disruptions. In other words, the theme can be understood as a “state of equilibrium” or “harmony”.

Kampong Khleang: living in harmony

It made us think right away of Kampong Khleang, an amazing village located on the banks of the Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia, where we stopped by in April 2015. It lives in perfect balance all year long by adapting itself to changes brought about by the seasons, as the Tonlé Sap Lake is like an overflow of the Mekong River. The lake fills up with water during the rainy season and it gradually empties the rest of the year. Consequently, it multiplies its surface by four and its depth by ten. So, the villagers live half of the year on the water from fishing and the other half on earth from cultivating the soil gone dry, which has thus become very fertile. To know more about it, read the article (only in French).

Check out all our participations to the Photo of the month by clicking on the image below.

Photo of the month

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Guillaume, Xoliv’, Tuxana, Luckasetmoi, Gine, J’habite à Waterford, Woocares, Evasion Conseil, Mireille, Philisine Cave, CécileP, Lyonelk, BiGBuGS, Céline in Paris, Les Bazos en Goguette, Eva INside-EXpat, Noz & ‘Lo, Brindille, Rythme Indigo, AF News, Koalisa, Chat bleu, François le Niçois, La Fille de l’Air, Champagne, Josette, Laurent Nicolas, Morgane Byloos Photography, Cricriyom from Paris, Chloé, Lavandine, Cocazzz, Mirovinben, Alexinparis, Sense Away, Calamonique, El Padawan, Nicky, Renepaulhenry, Lau* des montagnes, Sinuaisons, Estelle, Je suis partie voyager, Pixeline, Cécile, E, Gilsoub, Philae, Lavandine83, Lair_co, Sous mon arbre, Claire’s Blog, Dom-Aufildesvues, Julie, magda627, Carole en Australie, Giselle 43, Alban, Eurydice, Akaieric, KK-huète En Bretannie, La Tribu de Chacha, Christophe, Pat, Autour de Cia, The Beauty is in the Walking, Aude, Angélique, Danièle.B, Frédéric, Loulou, Krn, Tambour Major, Blogoth67, Pilisi, Chiffons and Co, DelphineF, Testinaute, Mamysoren, Homeos-tasie.

 

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