First Europeans managed to find it back in 1601 Spanish missionary Marcelo Ribandeyro. However, while finding no one interested. Secondarily it opened in the middle of the XIX century French naturalist and explorer Henri Mouhot.
Traveling to remote areas of Cambodia, Myo had heard the legend of the lost city, in which he lives only a handful of monks. These stories are quite typical for the eastern countries, initially did not attract his attention. But sometimes hunters, fishermen and farmers from the villages on the banks of the Tonle SapLake, said that they had seen this mysterious city, and even called him the exact location. Read the rest of this entry »