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The bible of Thailand holiday travel

Advantages: Conscious, meticulous and well organised.. THE travel book for Thailand
Disadvantages: very few.. The book is HUGE so carting it around can be a proble,

Lonely planet has been in the business of writing travel book (i'd call them travel companions) for 20 years now and it's Thailand book, by Joe Cummings, has been around for 10. The build of this book is great, it traveled with me for 4 months and the spi ...

jezeres 29.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Thailand - Lonely Planet

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On top of the World

Advantages: Wonderful photos of exotic places.
Disadvantages: You might get more from watching the series.

Michael Palin does it again! His sixth travelogue 'Himalaya' is a fascinating day by day diary account of Micheal Palin's six month, 3,000 mile journey across central Asia and the World's greatest mountain range between 12 May 2003 - 7 April 2004. Pali ...

nickyct 07.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Himalaya - Michael Palin

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Best read at altitude...

Advantages: Gives you more than the TV show. Great Pictures
Disadvantages: Can leave you scratching your head for where he was in the show

Michael Palin has been galavanting round the world for the BBC for 10 years now having vistited the poles, the Pacific, The Sahara desert and Patagonia, but the best,m and most challenging comes with his new adventure to the Himalaya, the highest mountain ...

mr_kipling 12.01.2005 · Read full review
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Modern India

Advantages: Fascinating look at how India works
Disadvantages: A lot of information to take in

...Introduction Why is it that the more you read, the more you realise you don't know? Recently, I've read a couple of novels based in India and realised how little I know about one of the largest countries in the world. I've never been; but certainly hope ...

sunmeilan 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of India in Slow Motion - Mark Tully, Gillian Wright

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A loyal travel buddy

Advantages: nice style of writing, good information
Disadvantages: no info about some places

...I almost know this book by memory know and it's going to be my loyal travel buddy on my upcoming trip to Indonesia. I prefer the rough guide to the Lonely planet - it's nothing I could point the finger on just a personal preference. Oh, I prefer the name ...

sun-is-shining 01.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Indonesia - The Rough Guide

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