eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465417044
  • ISBN-13: 9781465417046
  • DDC: 915.9
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. This fully updated guide includes street maps of cities and towns, plus unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights. Vibrant full-color photography will help you visualize your destinations as you discover Cambodia and Laos one region at a time. Detailed listings will inform you of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets. Explore local festivals and markets, day trips and excursions, gorgeous beaches and waterfalls, and find your way effortlessly around the region. DK's insider tips and cultural insight will help you explore every corner of Cambodia and Laos, as if you were a local. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos showing you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Cambodia and Laos.
2: Discovering Cambodia.
3: Discovering Laos.
4: Putting Cambodia and Laos on the Map.
5: A Portrait of Cambodia and Laos.
6: Landscape and Wildlife.
7: Peoples of Cambodia.
8: Peoples of Laos.
9: Religions of Cambodia and Laos.
10: Buddhism in Cambodia and Laos.
11: Architecture of Cambodia and Laos.
12: The French Legacy.
13: Cambodia Area by Area.
14: A Portrait of Cambodia.
15: Cambodia through the Year.
16: The History of Cambodia.
17: Cambodia at a Glance.
18: Phnom Penh.
19: Exploring Phnom Penh.
20: Angkor.
21: Exploring Angkor.
22: Northern Cambodia.
23: Exploring Northern Cambodia.
24: Southern Cambodia.
25: Exploring Southern Cambodia.
26: Laos Area by Area.
27: A Portrait of Laos.
28: Laos through the Year.
29: The History of Laos.
30: Laos at a Glance.
31: Vientiane.
32: Exploring Vientiane.
33: Luang Prabang.
34: Exploring Luang Prabang.
35: Northern Laos.
36: Exploring Northern Laos.
37: Central and Southern Laos.
38: Exploring Central and Southern Laos.
39: Travelers’ Needs.
40: Where to Stay.
41: Choosing a Hotel in Cambodia.
42: Choosing a Hotel in Laos.
43: Where to Eat.
44: The Flavors of Cambodia.
45: The Flavors of Laos.
46: Choosing a Restaurant in Cambodia.
47: Choosing a Restaurant in Laos.
48: Shopping in Cambodia.
49: Shopping in Laos.
50: Entertainment in Cambodia.
51: Entertainment in Laos.
52: Outdoor Activities and Special Interests in Cambodia.
53: Outdoor Activities and Special Interests in Laos.
54: Survival Guide.
55: Practical Information.
56: Personal Health and Security in Cambodia.
57: Personal Health and Security in Laos.
58: Banking and Currency in Cambodia.
59: Banking and Currency in Laos.
60: Communications and Media in Cambodia.
61: Communications and Media in Laos.
62: Travel Information in Cambodia.
63: Getting around Cambodia.
64: Local Transportation.
65: Travel Information in Laos.
66: Getting around Laos.
67: Local Transportation.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book for Cambodia.
Phrase Book for Laos.