An Undergrad’s view of the 2008 field season

“I suppose there is the classic starting point where I walked across the tarmac in Luang Prabang, Laos, the plane’s propellers still whorling behind me, jumped into the back of a pickup truck, and drove almost two hours across a dusty, bumpy, dirt road to a minuscule dot on the map. It was there I joined Dr. Joyce White’s quest for the elusive Middle Holocene Era (a missing link in Southeast Asian prehistory)…Read more… Penn undergrad Yanik Ruiz-Ramón writes about his journey to Laos as part of MMAP 2008 where he served as videographer of the project.

Read his Pennsylvania Gazette article, “Trench Fever”

See his YouTube video, “Tham Vang Ta Leow, Laos excavation 2008″