In this week’s rojak we go back in time to see Angkor Wat in the 1930s and remember the late royal highness, Princess Galyani Vadhana.
- Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana of Thailand passed away earlier this year, and after months of preparation the spectacular state funeral for commences this weeked. Here are some , which is purpose-built on the royal lawn for each royal funeral and then dismantled after the ceremonies are completed.
- How did Angkor look like before the current tourism boom? This youtube video of Angkor in the 1930s gives a rare look at the temples from the earlier part of the last century. It is certainly worth the wait! [from I.Z. Reloaded]
- Loot! The Chicago Tribune has an in-depth feature on the looting of archaeological sites – do museums save artefacts from destruction and the black market, or do they fuel more looting activities?