This is a travel note from Norman Lewis, a British journalist who came to visit Indochina in 1950. The book covers traveling in 3 countries: Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos.
Things change as time goes by. But if you want to get an imagination of the place you plan to visit through the past, this book is definitively response to your need.
The book is well written with poetry, humor and easy writing styles to give you an enjoyable reading.
It is a very nice travel book to read on the plane. There are a lot of people enjoy reading this book and recommend to others.