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Please Do Not Lie In The Aisles: A Memoir Of Travels In Asia 2005-2006 By Olwyn Beatty
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The stars of this story are the people and customs of southeast Asia and China, structured around the author's account of travelling there as a backpacker. The countries she visited included Burma,... More > Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. The flow of the story describes the typical backpacker routine of moving from town to village to city on a variety of modes of transport and in the company of friendly fellow travellers, many with their own memorable and humorous quirks. "Please Do Not Lie in the Aisles" provides an enticing taste of the immense and exotic world that awaits the would-be backpacker.< Less
Diaries of My Lone Travels, Florida 2009, 40th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing By David Sakho
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The 21st July 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.I was 13 years old at the time that this historic event took place in July 1969. Sadly, as with many things in my youth,... More > I didn’t fully appreciate what I was living through at the time of the first moon landing; I didn’t soak it up or take it in properly. I had always loved space exploration, but in 1969, although I was only 13 going on 14, I was against American military action in Vietnam, and I was very anti-American. As I matured, I grew out of my anti-Americanism, and 40 years later in October 2009, at the age of 54, I decided to make my main holiday a trip to Florida to visit the Kennedy Space Centre and see the launch pads and assembly buildings from where all the moon shots had been launched in those far off days when I was in my early teens.< Less
Two Dragons By John Hammond
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Welsh dragons are short, stocky and inclined to spit fire; their Vietnamese cousins are lithe, sinewy and more likely to spout water. Here, the two dragons meet. A Welshman travels the length of... More > Vietnam, determined to travel the Vietnamese way with the Vietnamese people whose language he is attempting to learn. He meets a cast of surprising characters in unlikely places: a tango-ing hotel receptionist, a mock-mandarin in sports shoes, a mop-topped, Vespa-riding tailor, a wild, Montagnard war veteran; representatives of Vietnam old and new. Nothing goes according to plan, nothing happens according to expectations, in fact nothing occurs that is not illuminating, alarming or plain embarrassing. He learns, eventually, what he already knew: that Vietnam is the country where he belongs. If you have travelled there, or are planning to, then this is the book for you!< Less
Notes on Nam By Phillip Donnelly
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More by default than by design, the author finds himself on a six-month contract in a remote part of northern Vietnam. As the year ends, he travels south, through a land that refuses to conform to... More > the cliché the world has built around myopic Hollywood war movies. In attempting to understand the country, he is forced to try to understand himself; and looking inward as much as outwards, he seeks an epiphany in each of the book’s nineteen chapters; questioning, for example, the relationship between journey and destination in ‘Ode to a Sleeper Bus’; the loss of youth in ‘China Beach’; and the nature of risk in ‘Rules of the Road’. Humourous, insightful and literary, Notes on Nam operates on many levels.< Less
Notes on Nam By Phillip Donnelly
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More by default than by design, the author finds himself on a six-month contract in a remote part of northern Vietnam. As the year ends, he travels south, through a land that refuses to conform to... More > the cliché the world has built around myopic Hollywood war movies. In attempting to understand the country, he is forced to try to understand himself; and looking inward as much as outwards, he seeks an epiphany in each of the book’s nineteen chapters; questioning, for example, the relationship between journey and destination in ‘Ode to a Sleeper Bus’; the loss of youth in ‘China Beach’; and the nature of risk in ‘Rules of the Road’. Humourous, insightful and literary, Notes on Nam operates on many levels.< Less
My Photobook
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A photographic journey through Vietnam. From the crazy streets of Hanoi to the tranquility of Halong Bay and Mui Ne Beach. This book encapsulates the true vietnamese way of life.
A Short Voyage in a Long Land By gary dwyer
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In 1994, photographer Gary Dwyer was contacted by UNESCO in Paris to discover if he could help with increasing their photographic documentation of The Complex of Hué Monuments in Vietnam. His... More > journal and photographs track his month long travel throughout a country in profound transition.< Less
Return To Eden By Tucker Smallwood
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RETURN TO EDEN is an exploration of one man's and one country's journey from the devastation of war through recovery to healing. Tucker Smallwood served in the U.S. Army Infantry, Airborne from... More > 1967-1970. He commanded a Mobile Advisory Team during the Vietnam War and was severely wounded in action. After recovering from his injuries, Smallwood moved to New York to study acting, establishing a career as a performer on Broadway (Mahalia), in film (Contact, The Cotton Club) and on television (The X-Files, Space: Above and Beyond). Smallwood's essays reflecting upon his military experience have appeared in magazines, but this is the first published collection. There are more than fifty photographs, many from his tour of duty and from his return in 2004. RETURN TO EDEN is also available in audio book formats.< Less
Return To Eden By Tucker Smallwood
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RETURN TO EDEN is an exploration of one man's and one country's journey from the devastation of war through recovery to healing. Tucker Smallwood served in the U.S. Army Infantry, Airborne from... More > 1967-1970. He commanded a Mobile Advisory Team during the Vietnam War and was severely wounded in action. After recovering from his injuries, Smallwood moved to New York to study acting, establishing a career as a performer on Broadway (Mahalia), in film (Contact, The Cotton Club) and on television (The X-Files, Space: Above and Beyond). Smallwood's essays reflecting upon his military experience have appeared in magazines, but this is the first published collection. There are more than fifty photographs, many from his tour of duty and from his return in 2004. RETURN TO EDEN is also available in audio book formats.< Less
My Viet Nam Stories: Coming To Grips With Living In This Exotic Country. By Paul Rowe
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Paul Rowe, a traveler, linguist, teacher, author and amateur-historian who has been living and working in Vung Tau for many years, has written ten short stories which attempt to reveal more about... More > Vietnam; its history, culture, social issues and of course the endearing and enduring Vietnamese people. All stories have some connection to beautiful, historic Vung Tau Island. A wonderful way to learn about a little-known country.< Less

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