Carolijn Visser


Carolijn Visser is a well-known Dutch travel writer. She has published twenty books, mainly on Asia.

Voices and Visions, a journey through Vietnam is the English translation of one of them. She is also interested in Latin America and East Europe.


Food and prayer

ReportageLIKE A HINDU goddess, the scrawny old cook seems to have multiple arms. In no time flat, she's fried the prawns and the orange curry paste and is hurling noodles into her enormous wok. She splashes in a dark-coloured...

The veiled bride

MemoirTHE SYNAGOGUE WAS still there: an inconspicuous brick building in a poor part of Shanghai where tower blocks had not yet risen, on the far side of Suzhou Creek. The narrow houses were two storeys at most, with the...

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