From the Back Cover
Exotic yet bargain value, accessible and full of variety, South-East Asia is quite deservedly the most popular region for travelers in Asia. Whether you're looking for deserted beaches or busy resorts, jungle adventures or a hassle-free stopover, there's something for everyone here.
Travel in the region is now so easy that a new type of guide is needed. In Graphic Guides information in concentrated on maps making it much easier to plan routes and visualize journeys.
Inside you will find: all you need to do the standard backpacker circuits and plenty more to help you escape from them; alphabets explained, important place names in local script; entertaining anecdotes to give you a feel for the place; 210 maps and 40 color photos; key websites; information on Yunnan (China).
About the Author
Mark Elliott was a radio presenter, chemistry teacher, and vacuum salesman. He's played blues harmonica in a Turkmenistan club, danced rain dances in a Gambian village, eaten pig's brains with Borneo dayaks, and nibbled chocolate strawberries with US presidents. He is the author of several guidebooks, including two other guides for Trailblazer.