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Lonely Planet, 2005 - Travel - 808 pages
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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

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Review: Thailand (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

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I used the 2012 edition which is in the new LP format, designed after the buy-out from the BBC. I really like the new format in terms of design, it feels fresh and looks good. I think there are a few ... Read full review

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maps aren't always the best , but a lot of the info was very handy and it really gives you something to start exploring with, even smaller towns we travelled to had good recommendations for accomadation etc Read full review

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Cummings began travelling in South-East Asia shortly after finishing university. He is a graduate student of the Thai language and Asian art history.

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