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I had wasted nearly an hour travelling the wrong direction down an Isan highway.  My destination was the various Khmer ruins hidden somewhere to the south.  As I was already skirting the Cambodian border, my initial misdirection gave me pause to check the vague maps I had with me.

So, cooling off with a green Fanta for the first time and by chance sitting at a table outside the petrol station that was the same question, I relaxed for a few.

I gathered from the maps that I was right at the intersection I needed to go south from.  So, back on my bike and I was off toward the border in search of the Angkorian Lost Cities of Prasat Hin Phanom Rung and Prasat Hin Muang Tam.

Benjamin

Benjamin

Hi all, my name is Ben. I’m a native Michigander with a passion for human culture and new places, and more than that, new experiences. I have degrees in archaeology and writing, pursuing a career in the latter. However, I never quite lost that fascination for archaeological theory. For the past 9 years, I’ve been living and travelling in Asia, documenting ancient sites and the peoples who built them, and then adapting them into practical archaeological travel information at PathsUnwritten.com.

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