Saturday, January 17, 2009

Tattoo in Siem Reap

Siem Reap is becoming more and more like a resort in Thailand. To cater to Western tourists, Cambodians who travel to neighbouring Thailand have figured out what it is that tourists like--massages, manicures and now, tattoos.

This tattoo parlour opened on Sok San road about 6 months ago. The artist is something of a pioneer in this town--I have not seen tattoo parlours before this. That hasn't stopped Western tourists from getting artwork inked on their skin. I've seen male and female Westerners sitting in the shop.

I expect it will not be long before we see hair braiding done in Siem Reap like you get in all tourist towns in Thailand.

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