- Published: Monday, 01 December 2014 09:47
- Written by Joseph Kirschke
By Joseph Kirschke, news editor-mining, E&MJ
BANTEAY, Cambodia: Accessing this village eight hours north of Phnom Penh is daunting on the best of days, not least during the rainy season. On the main artery from the capital, buses, cars and tractor-trailers alike can be seen moored in the mud, all resembling helplessly grounded ships. Another 30-minute ride can foil the hardiest off-road vehicle at the gruelling final stretch.