Kompong Phluk is a hidden fishing village located along the floodplain of the Tonle Sap Lake approximately sixteen kilometers Southeast of Siem Reap, Cambodia. With traditional Khmer housing, built on stilts as high as 6 meters tall to prevent flooding during the wet and rainy season. Kompong Phluk’s economy is primarily fishing and shrimp harvesting. Shrimp piled on mats can be seen through out the village; fresh, dried, smoked, and salted. Young or old, fishing is part of every villagers daily activities. the village has a pagoda, a small school, and a police station. At this time of year, only a small area surrounding the pagoda and school offers dry land. Ethnically, the village is Khmer, and the economics are relatively good, with shrimp harvesting the main source of income.