There are some great books on Myanmar and on the region we are sailing in. Below is a short list of recommendations for various guide books. You will also find most of the books on this list in our small board library. Please let us know if you have any other suggestions for our library.
For our complete list of reading recommendations, please have a look here.
Fishes of South-East Asia", by Gerald R. Allen, 2009
Few things are
as frustrating as snorkelling (or fishing) in Southeast-Asia and not being able
to identify the fish in front of you. Allen's book is the best guide for identifying
fishes in the region we've come across so far. It even rates each fish for its tastiness!
of Southeast Asia", by Craig Robson, 2005
edition of the award-winning Princeton Field Guide is the most comprehensive
book on Southeast Asia's rich bird life.
Rivers of Flavor”, by Naomi Duguid, 2012
Situated at the
crossroads between India, China and Southeast Asia, Myanmar has absorbed foreign
influences over the millennia to develop a rich and complex cuisine. Naomi Duguid
has been heralded as one of the most important cookbook authors introducing
Asian cuisines to the West. In this new book, she explains Myanmar’s food and flavours
in 125 recipes, interspersed with intriguing tales from her travels throughout the
Collector’s Handbook”, by Gavin Pretor-Pinney, 2011
clouds. They are strange and beautiful and they tell us plenty about the weather
and the wind. This book catalogues a wide variety of clouds, ranging from commonly
observed to rarer types, and is the perfect incentive to keep your head in the
Asia Pilot", by Bill O’Leary & Andy Dowden, 2013
“Andaman Sea Pilot”, this is the go-to reference book for anyone planning to
sail in the Andaman Sea and beyond. It provides the most detailed descriptions
available on sailing conditions, currents, anchorages and the islands in the Mergui