Covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, this captivating book is a testament to the amazing variety of cultures, wildlife and geographical features of the region. Each country has specific attractions: for birdwatchers, Borneo and Indonesia have unrivalled opportunities; sunseekers can bask on the many beaches of the Philippines and Thailand; Singapore offers all the excitements of a thoroughly modern city; Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, all just opening up to tourism, have marvellous temples and unspoilt countryside. All offer travellers a memorable experience whether for adventurous holidays, cultural tours or indulgent relaxation. In words and stunning pictures, Southeast Asia: A Region Revealed provides an unbeatable introduction to this rich and colourful area.
|Publisher:||John Beaufoy Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||8.47(w) x 10.23(h) x 1.42(d)|
About the Author
Mick Shippen is a freelance writer and photographer who has lived in Thailand since 1997, first in the northern city of Chiang Mai and currently in Bangkok. He travels extensively throughout Asia conducting research for articles and taking photographs for local and international publications. He is the author of The Traditional Ceramics of Southeast Asia, and a keen biker who spends his spare time motorcycling - he has toured extensively on- and 0ff-road in northern Thailand and Laos.
Nigel Hicks Devon-born, Nigel has lived for many years in South-East Asia and is a frequent visitor to The Philippines. Now working as a free-lance writer and photographer, his work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications around the world and he has written and photographed a number of books about the country, including Enchanting Philippines, This is the Philippines and The National Parks of The Philippines.