This is a dynamic period in Myanmar’s history. After nearly 50 years of being virtually closed to outsiders, the country is opening up, affording travelers a look into this fascinating country.
New York Review (PRWEB) April 24, 2012
Approach Guides, an independent publisher of digital travel guides, has just launched its newest guidebook: Myanmar (Burma): The Temples of Bagan (http://www.approachguides.com/guides/southeast-asia/bagan-myanmar-burma/). This travel guide, the first of its kind to Bagan, is available for $6.99 and takes travelers on a site-by-site tour, giving them a complete understanding of the art and architecture of one of the most magnificent and inspiring cultural sites in Southeast Asia.
This Approach Guide begins by providing an overview of Bagan’s architectural and artistic styles. It then offers 21 detailed profiles of its most important temples and stupas, employing over 120 high-resolution images and 20 floorplans with color highlights that make it easy to visually identify key features.
“This is a dynamic period in Myanmar’s history. After nearly 50 years of being virtually closed to outsiders, the country is opening up, affording travelers a look into this fascinating country,” said David Raezer, co-founder and author of Approach Guides. “With our digital guidebook, travelers will gain insight into Bagan’s magnificent architectural and artistic legacy and how it evolved over time.”
Approach Guides are available exclusively as digital books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple's iBookstore, and http://approachguides.com.
About Approach Guides
Approach Guides (http://www.approachguides.com) is an independent publisher and creator of digital wine and travel guide ebooks and mobile applications. Approach Guides publishes over 30 thematic guidebooks and three mobile applications that cover over 60 destinations worldwide, including sites in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas. Approach Guides and are available exclusively as digital books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple's iBookstore, and approachguides.com.
NOTE TO EDITORS
- Want to know what we say about a particular stupa, temple, or painting? We can email you the relevant pages.
- Review copies of Approach Guides' “Guide Myanmar (Burma): Temples of Bagan” are available. Please email jennifer(at)approachguides(dot)com and indicate your preferred reading device.