Descending the Dragon: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam pdf
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Descending The Dragon: My Journey Down The Coast Of Vietnam

Sometimes the longest journey begins with great patience. When Jon Bowermaster proposed an 800-mile kayak expedition along Vietnam’s northern coastline, the country’s government initially responded, "That will be quite impossible." Negotiation saved the day, and Jon Bowermaster and his team of five—including a Vietnamese-American woman who had fled Saigon as a child on the final day of war in 1975...

Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: National Geographic; First American Edition edition (August 26, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1426203047
ISBN-13: 978-1426203046
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 1458607
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook

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“Just finished this book and while all in all it is a good read...the reader will know more about present-day Vietnam's people...it begs more details in the kayaking process of descending the Dragon's coast. I purchased this book in part because there...”

completed an unprecedented voyage, seeing Vietnam and its people in a brand new light.One-third of Vietnam’s 80 million citizens live on or near the coastline, and Bowermaster met thousands of them—rich and poor, fishermen and entrepreneurs, almost all beach dwellers who live and depend on the sea. For many, he was the first American they had ever encountered. In chapters flowing from north to south, Bowermaster’s highly personal story and Rob Howard’s compelling images bring to life Vietnam’s vibrant edge.The enigmatic nation is enjoying an upsurge today as a popular destination for both cultural and adventure travel: In the first six months of 2007, arrivals increased more than 14 percent over the same period last year, and the dynamic growth is projected to continue. This fascinating volume, offering a fresh perspective on the land and its people, will captivate real-life explorers and armchair travelers alike with its intriguing take on Vietnam from the sea.