Pico Iyer-one of the most compelling and profoundly provocative travel writers-invites us to accompany him on an array of exotic explorations, from L.A. to Yemen to Haiti and Ethiopia, from a Bolivian prison to a hidden monastery in Tibet. He goes to Cambodia, where the main tourist attraction is a ..
When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to
learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the
loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese
culture today-not the world of businessmen and production lines, but the