The Bus to Beijing: An Overland Adventure from London to China

The Bus to Beijing: An Overland Adventure from London to China

by Jonathan Wilson
     
 

The Bus to Beijing is a true-life odyssey across Asia. In this fast-paced adventure Jonathan Wilson journeys by bus, boat, train and car (but never by aeroplane) experiencing life on the road as an independent traveller. Keeping firmly off the beaten track, he explores lands less visited from Eastern Europe through Turkey, Transcaucasia and Central Asia before…  See more details below

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The Bus to Beijing is a true-life odyssey across Asia. In this fast-paced adventure Jonathan Wilson journeys by bus, boat, train and car (but never by aeroplane) experiencing life on the road as an independent traveller. Keeping firmly off the beaten track, he explores lands less visited from Eastern Europe through Turkey, Transcaucasia and Central Asia before unexpectedly arriving in Beijing. This is no holiday. During his six months on the road Jonathan encounters numerous sticky situations in which he has to pit his wits against the challenges he faces. He is tormented by taxi drivers, pursued by prostitutes and falls victim to daylight robbery. But not every situation is sticky. This is also a story of kindness, laughter and serendipity. Where strangers become friends and chance events bring delight. With an amusing, informative and inspiring narrative, The Bus to Beijing is essential reading for anyone considering an overland adventure of their own or has ever just wondered, what if...

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447575443
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
06/17/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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