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Sunrise over Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, this legendary temple and city or state of the Khmer Empire has been part of our discussions for the last two years. The Khmer Empire existed between 800 and 1430 AD. The Khmer kings built wonderful temples and … Continue reading

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From the Asian monsoon to North Atlantic climate

As an early Christmas present, Francesco Muschitiello’s and my manuscript Time-transgressive environmental shifts across Northern Europe at the onset of the Younger Dryas is now online! After years of excursions into the Asian monsoon, it seems that I am back … Continue reading

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What a lucky day!

What an amazing day we had today! Accompanied by three MSc students and two officials from the Ministry of Forestry and Environmental Conservation we headed towards our first lake, Leshe Lake. I had never imagined that the two huge 4WDs … Continue reading

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Sunset over the Chindwin Plain

Sunset viewed from the Pho Win Hills, about one hour’s drive southwest of Monywa, had been recommended to us by the receptionist at our hotel. This site is also described as containing South East Asia’s richest collection of Buddhist mural … Continue reading

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