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Cambodia's Festival For The Dead

Buffalo riders compete during the annual Vihear Sour races as part of the Festival of the Dead on October 4, 2013 in Vihear Sour, Cambodia. (Photo by Nicolas Axelrod/Getty Images)

Cambodia's Festival For The Dead

During Cambodia's festival for the dead, participants race buffalo in teams of two, competing over several heats to determine the overall winner. Horse and buffalo races take place every year during Pchum Ben, Cambodia's annual festival that pays respect to deceased relatives over several generations. (Getty Images)