Thailand

Thailand

Details

Author(s)
Joe Cummings, Rebecca Blond, Morgan Konn, Matt Warren, China Williams
Format
Paperback | 808 pages
Dimensions
128 x 197 x 32mm | 646g
Publication date
30 Sep 2005
Publisher
Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
Imprint
LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
Publication City/Country
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
11th Revised edition
ISBN10
1740596978
ISBN13
9781740596978
Bestsellers rank
514,203

Description

the legendary best-selling, longest-running guide to Southeast Asia's most popular destination the only guide to Thailand written for travelers on any budget suggested itineraries include classic routes, tailored trips, off-road excursions and travel with children opinionated and up-to-the-minute coverage of Bangkok's hottest bars, restaurants and shops written by a Bangkok expert Thailand is the only Southeast Asian nation to have never been colonised Thaksin Shinawatra became the first Thai Prime Minister to be re-elected when his Thai Rak Thai party was victorious in February 2005. Before taking up politics, he was a police officer, and later a billionaire telecommunications tycoon a Rocket Festival is held in May in the country's north-east, using a volatile mixture of bamboo and gunpowder to convince the sky to send rain for the new rice season