Cardamom Mountains

The Areng Valley – a rare victory for environmentalism in Cambodia

Not all villagers in the Areng Valley, a remote community in the southeastern Cardamom Mountains, were happy when news that the Chinese-funded hydroelectric dam project had been cancelled in 2017. They had been promised land (and all important land titles) … Continue reading

Kirirom National Park

Kirirom National Park: Pine trees, fresh air, and dinosaurs

The most southerly point of the Cardamom Mountain range, Kirirom National Park rises from the flat rice fields and mango plantations, and the natural beauty found its pine trees, mountain lakes, wildflowers, and seemingly endless vistas make the journey to … Continue reading