First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover

First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909930360
Publisher: Signal Books
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 925,118
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Sir David Attenborough vii

Preface xii

1 The Idea 1

2 Preparations 6

3 Outward Bound 17

4 Nearer East 36

5 Middle East 57

6 Farther East 74

7 Pakistan: Water, Sand, and Bagpipes 99

8 India and the Highroad to Nepal 116

9 For a Variety of Reasons 136

10 One Thousand Miles 146

11 The Stilwell Road 165

12 Green Hills and Cheroots 177

13 Kengtung-side and Beyond 201

14 Mishaps, Bangkok, and a Problem 222

15 Eighteen Thousand-Plus 228

16 Epilogue-Four Months Later 243

Notes 245

Appendices: Medical Notes 247

Mechanical Notes 250

Navigation and Route 253

Photographic Notes 259

Quartermastering 262

Cookery 264

On Money 266

A Summary of the Expedition's Return Journey 269

Acknowledgments 271

Maps: The Expedition Route xiv

Ankara to Karachi 55

Karachi to Calcutta 97

Calcutta to Singapore 145

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