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Cambodia and Laos opened their doors to tourists in the late 80s and, while at first a destination frequented by backpackers and thrill seekers, its appeal has grown ever since. Blessed with stunning scenery and one of the best cultural sights in the world, Angkor, both countries now attract cultural sight-seekers and adventurous hikers, with their unbeatable combination of stunning temples and unspoiled countryside ideal for hiking, water sports, bird watching, and mountain biking. Part of the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel series, this sumptuously illustrated guide leads readers to it all, from the majestic sight of the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia to the tranquil temples and boutique hotels of Luang Prabang in Laos. Whether enjoying a delicious meal and cold beer overlooking the Mekong or kayaking on the Nam Song River surrounded by limestone karsts, the Eyewitness Guide: Cambodia and Laos is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with the DK Eyewitness Travel guidebook to Cambodia and Laos.HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: -Packed with photographs, illustrations, and maps -Cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights -3-D aerial views of the city's most interesting districts -Huge selection of hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues
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Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.