China Silk Road Adventures [NOOK Book]

Overview

Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you'll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
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China Silk Road Adventures

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Overview

Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you'll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011061332
  • Publisher: Brian Lawrenson
  • Publication date: 6/6/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 762,844
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Brian Lawrenson was born in Yorkshire, brought up in the seaside city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. After hitch-hiking round UK and Europe in the 1960’s he met and married his New Zealand born wife, Jill, in London and migrated to Australia in 1968. Since then they have travelled to more than 70 countries.


Apart from travels in the Australia, including the Red Centre; they have explored New Zealand; visited the Islands of the Pacific; journeyed through the Middle East, across Central Asia and China; criss-crossed Canada and stayed in the remote Resolute Bay; discovered the beauty of over 20 states of the USA; exploring the Inca trails of South America and cruised round Cape Horn; and visited many of the countries of the Far East including Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.


Brian and Jill live in their favourite city, Sydney.


Brian Lawrenson is a traveller, writer, speaker and the author of Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road and the upcoming book Silk Road Magic.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2011

    Very Dry Recounting of Their Extraordinary Trip

    The is an ebook version so it is disjointed when sections are missing. It reads more like a diary than an engaging and exciting adventure we are hoping for from the title. Cut and dry though the few well written descriptors of the sights, smells and people and the few photos made it an educational read though not an entertaining one.

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