Will cleaning up Thailand’s most famous party street improve it, or kill its soul? – in The Daily Telegraph

Leonardo Di Caprio has been here. As have countless young backpackers from the West. Over the past forty years, Khao San Road, once a quiet residential street on the fringes of Bangkok’s historic centre, has morphed into the world’s best-known backpacker hub. Loud, inexpensive, garish and in your face, the 400 meter long strip has […]

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The Devil’s Road to Kathmandu – Ein Roman von Tom VaterThe Devil’s Road to Kathmandu – A novel by Tom Vater

Tom Vaters erster Roman, ‘The Devil’s Road To Kathmandu’, ist 2006 in Hong Kong bei Dragon’s Mouth Press einem Imprint von Orchid Books auf Englisch erschienen. When Dan, Tim and Fred, three naive hippies, set off from London to Kathmandu with few funds and a dodgy bus, a drug deal in Pakistan seems like the most common sense […]

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