The Silk Road was never a single thread but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – linking Asia and Europe. This new practical guide helps travelers explore all these threads and covers Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China.· Getting to the region from North America, Europe and Australasia· How to travel – train, bus or plane · Trips for all budgets – from $15 a day to over $150 a day· What to see and where to go· Full reviews of hotels and restaurants· Comprehensive chapter on the historical background of this most famous of all trade routes· 60 maps and town plans· Adapted from Silk Route by Rail, which was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Guide Book of the Year Awards· Covers more countries than other Silk Road guides – Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.70(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Paul Wilson is a graduate of History at Oxford University. He has lived and worked in North, South and Central America as well as extensively travelling in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.