Travelers' Tales Thailand: True Stories
ed James O'Reilly and Larry Habegger, 2002
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
Series: Travelers' Tales Guides
Format: Paperback: 488 pages
ISBN-10: 1885211759 / ISBN-13: 978-1885211750
About this book: Winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Book, this newly designed collection paints a unique portrait of a complex and captivating land. One contributor lives as a monk for a month, gaining an inside look at monastic life. Another discovers Bangkok’s riverine pleasures, a world away from its car-choked streets. Yet another finds refuge as the houseguest of an isolated tribesman. Through these engaging personal stories, readers witness how Thailand satisfies just about any traveler’s hunger for the exotic, the beautiful, the thrillingly different. Writers include Pico Iyer, Norman Lewis, Diane Summers, Simon Winchester, Ian Buruma, Thalia Zepatos, and Tim Ward.