Ban Lung May 24th 2010 The scooter is unstrapped from the back and the concrete shrines removed from the boot. The back of the minivan rises about a foot. We're in Ban Lung, the capital of Ratanakiri Province, northeast Cambodia.
After a massive plate of roast beef with garlic, we explore the town.
It's got a bit of a wild west / being on the edge of civilization feel to it. Overloaded scooters and pick-ups bumpi ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » East » Banlung Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more