Visa Run: Pattaya to Sihanoukville

Visa Run: Pattaya to Sihanoukville

by Peter Jaggs

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Visa Run: Pattaya to Sihanoukville by Peter Jaggs

Joe Bucket is a hard-bitten English ex-pat who first came to Pattaya when it was little more than a fishing village. He is an ordinary guy who likes beer, football and fishing -- and loves Thai women even more. But with the great changes the city has undergone, perhaps it was inevitable that, after twenty-five years, even the fantastic had become familiar. That was until Joe met old Ron, a retired merchant seaman in a wheelchair who was not long for this world. The shrewd old seafarer persuaded Joe to carry out a last task for him, and the next thing the Pattaya old-hand knew, he was bound for Sihanoukville in Cambodia to search for a Khmer bar-girl the fading seafarer desperately needed to find. Accompany Joe Bucket from Pattaya to Cambodia and on his adventures among the streets, bars, brothels and beaches of Sihanoukville and let him introduce you to the gangsters, hookers and other misfits he meets along the way. Visa Run is written with humour and feeling and insight into the steamy worlds of Pattaya and Sihanoukville. The book is also filled with information of the sort that you certainly will not find in conventional travel guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633230934
Publisher: BooksMango
Publication date: 08/13/2014
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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Joe Bucket is a hard-bitten English ex-pat who first came to Pattaya when it was little more than a fishing village. He is an ordinary guy who likes beer, football and fishing -- and loves Thai women even more. But with the great changes the city has undergone, perhaps it was inevitable that, after twenty-five years, even the fantastic had become familiar. That was until Joe met old Ron, a retired merchant seaman in a wheelchair who was not long for this world. The shrewd old seafarer persuaded Joe to carry out a last task for him, and the next thing the Pattaya old-hand knew, he was bound for Sihanoukville in Cambodia to search for a Khmer bar-girl the fading seafarer desperately needed to find. Accompany Joe Bucket from Pattaya to Cambodia and on his adventures among the streets, bars, brothels and beaches of Sihanoukville and let him introduce you to the gangsters, hookers and other misfits he meets along the way. Visa Run is written with humour and feeling and insight into the steamy worlds of Pattaya and Sihanoukville. The book is also filled with information of the sort that you certainly will not find in conventional travel guides.

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Visa Run: Pattaya to Sihanoukville 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
montereyjim More than 1 year ago
good read. enjoy Peter Jaggs writing. this has very good insight on Sihanoukville Cambodia.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good read...a good sense of the people and country. A surprise ending.