Read Books, 2006 - 408 Seiten
Forbidden Journey is the awe-inspiring story of Ella Maillart and Peter Fleming's trip from Peking in China to Srinagar in India, crossing hostile deserts and high Himalayan passes this travel book is full of accounts of the people who inhabited this wild and vast land, living in a way that had not changed in a thousand years. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - pamelad - LibraryThing
In 1935 Ella Maillart set off to travel from Peking to Kashgar. She teamed up with the British journalist, Peter Fleming, whose book News from Tartary covers the same journey. The Russians are ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Grace.Van.Moer - LibraryThing
Journalists traveling from Peking to Kashmir in the 1930s. Train, horse, donkeys, camels. Really interesting and just fascinating to contemplate the logistics of undertaking such a journey. It took them 7 months. Vollständige Rezension lesen