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Insight Guide Myanmar Burma (Paperback) (Gavin Thomas)

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With its glittering pagodas, timeless countryside, and gracious people, Myanmar (Burma) is an extraordinarily beautiful destination, but one that was isolated from the rest of the world until very recently.With tourism growing rapidly and ongoing development as the country opens up, there has never been a better time to explore Myanmar. Following on from our best-selling, award-nominated re-launch in 2013, the 2015 Insight Guide Myanmar (Burma) has been comprehensively updated by an expert author to help inspire and inform travelers wanting to discover this fascinating country.After a inspirationalBest Of Myanmar section, the country’s rich past and cultural heritage are described in a series of lively essays. Contemporary aspects of Burmese life – the changing political situation, the economy, food, architecture, wildlife – are also covered in depth. The Places chapters describe all the sights that should be seen – from the incomparable temples of Bagan, serene Inle Lake, the lost world of Mrauk U, and the beaches along the Bay of Bengal to the fascinating cities of Yangon and Mandalay. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip, including our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants.
With its glittering pagodas, timeless countryside, and gracious people, Myanmar (Burma) is an extraordinarily beautiful destination, but one that was isolated from the rest of the world until very recently. With tourism growing rapidly and ongoing development as the country opens up, there has never been a better time to explore Myanmar. Following on from our best-selling, award-nominated re-launch in 2013, the 2015 Insight Guide Myanmar (Burma) has been comprehensively updated by an expert author to help inspire and inform travelers wanting to discover this fascinating country.After a inspirational Best Of Myanmar section, the country?s rich past and cultural heritage are described in a series of lively essays. Contemporary aspects of Burmese life ? the changing political situation, the economy, food, architecture, wildlife ? are also covered in depth. The Places chapters describe all the sights that should be seen ? from the incomparable temples of Bagan, serene Inle Lake, the lost world of Mrauk U, and the beaches along the Bay of Bengal to the fascinating cities of Yangon and Mandalay. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip, including our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants.
Number of Pages: 342
Genre: Travel
Sub-Genre: Asia / Southeast
Series Title: Insight Guides Myanmar (Burma)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Gavin Thomas
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2015
TCIN: 17245246
UPC: 9781780055756
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-6486
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