Alison in Cambodia

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Alison in Cambodia
A blog about archaeology and related issues in Cambodia (by Alison)
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  • The real problem with taking naked photos at Angkor 3 months ago Apparently there has been yet another incident of tourists taking nude photos at Angkor. The first was a photo of an “Asian female” that was posted on Facebook. The second involved a group of Frenchman who were deported. The third … Continue reading →
  • Fieldwork opportunities in Southeast Asia 2 months ago I am frequently contacted by people interested in doing fieldwork in Cambodia. For reasons I detail here, this is often difficult.  However, there are several schools running fieldwork projects this summer in other parts of Southeast Asia. These are a … Continue reading →
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce visit Angkor Wat 3 months ago My Facebook feed was atwitter yesterday with news that Beyonce and Jay-Z had visited Angkor.  I was also pleased to see that my friend, Kompheak Seng was the one to show them around.  Kompheak is an accomplished archaeologist who has … Continue reading →
  • That is not a stegosaurus 6 months ago Curmudgeon month continues here as I take another myth about Angkor to task. This time it’s the silly “Stegosaurus at Ta Prohm” rumor.  This myth has been popularized by young earth creationists*, who’ve argued that one particular small carving on … Continue reading →
  • Stop saying the French discovered Angkor 7 months ago I suppose I’m a bit of a curmudgeon and therefore get fairly easily annoyed. One of my biggest pet peeves is the old myth about how the French, specifically the explorer and researcher Henri Mouhot, “discovered Angkor” in 1860. This … Continue reading →

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Matthew
17:54 PM October 26, 2013

loved your writing... spent month in cambodia 2012... would love to go back forever (kampot -kep) !... old khymer - buddhist history... fascinating... good luck, matt

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