Couchfish Day 115: Of ogres and a volcanic lake

Leaving my new Polish friends behind, I grab a morning minibus east to Banlung. The capital of Ratanakiri province, this is an area once referred to as “Cambodia’s Wild East.” Logging, much of it illegal, has devastated what was once one of the most forested regions of Cambodia.

The painted on road to Banlung. Photo: Stuart McDonald.

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