Sunday, February 3, 2013
A man shields himself from flying pigeons as he waits with thousands of mourners outside the Royal Palace before being allowed to enter the cremation site to pay final respects to former King Norodom Sihanouk on February 2, 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The former kings coffin was transported to the cremation site yesterday after being paraded through the capital in a lavish funeral procession. The cremation will take place on Monday the 4th of February, the funeral pyre will be lit by his wife and son King Norodom Sihamoni.
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