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Travelers' Tales Vietnam, Including Cambodia and Laos: True Stories
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Travelers' Tales Vietnam, Including Cambodia and Laos: True Stories (Paperback)

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This title features essays and travel stories from one of the world's most popular back-packer destinations. "Travelers' Tales Vietnam, Including Laos and Cambodia" features essays and travel stories about a land that has transformed from war, devastation and cultural conflict to a popular and welcoming destination for travellers of all nationalities. In these pages the reader explores the ancient Khmer site of Angkor Wat, the otherworldly Plain of Jars, the back alleys and backroads of Saigon and Hanoi and countless other places whose names are familiar to all who remember or have studied the history of the French and the American wars in Vietnam. The stories are poignant, uplifting, funny and inspiring, full of memorable characters and powerful encounters, true testimony to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of travel to heal and enlighten.

Travel & MapsTravel writing Publisher: Travelers' Tales, Incorporated Publication Date: 30/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9781932361414  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Richard Sterling is a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is famous for his tales of dining with princes and prostitutes and eating delicacies such as whale meat and bugs, and has been dubbed the "Indiana Jones of Gastronomy" by his his admirers. He is the author of several books including How to Eat Around the World, Travelers' Tales Food and The Adventure of Food, and the principle author of The Adventure of Food. Richard lives in Berkeley, California.

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