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LOCAL TRIP 

The red earth of Buriram

Catherine Vanesse

11 September 2017

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KHMER IN THAILAND

On The Road To Angkor

Catherine Vanesse

24 August 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Angkor Wat remains so symbolic of the splendour of the Khmer Empire that other monuments scattered across Cambodia, Laos and Thailand are often overlooked. However, a royal road runs from Phimai in Isan to Angkor, linking the two sites, passing through Phanom Rung and Muang Tam.