Across Asia on a Bicycle: The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking
Inkling Books, 2003 - 167 sider
In 1890, two American college graduates set out to travel around the world on a then-new invention, the modern bicycle. In 1893 they returned, have covered over 15,000 miles, at that time the "longest continuous land journey ever made around the world." This is their account their trip across Turkey, Persia, Turkestan and northern China. It described their adventures traveling along through regions few outsiders ever visited. Out of print over a century, this book is now back in print with additional notes and maps.
Hvad folk siger - Skriv en anmeldelse
Vi har ikke fundet nogen anmeldelser de normale steder.
Beyond the Bosporus
The Ascent of Mount Ararat
Through Persia to Samarkand
The Journey from Samarkand to Kuldja
Over the Gobi Desert and through the Western Gate
A Interview with the Prime Minister of China
In the Land of the Lion and Sun Awheel
Remembering the Past
Andre udgaver - Se alle
Allen already American appearance approaching Ararat arrival ascent Asia asked attempt began bicycle brought called capital caravan carried China Chinese close clothing continued course covered crossed crowd early Editor empire English entered expected eyes face fact feet forced foreign frequently friends ground half hand head Herat horses host hour hundred journey khan Kuldja Kurdish Kurds land later leaving letter London look means miles minister morning Mount mountain native never night official once party passed Persian plain present question reached ride river road rocks route Russian seemed seen shout side slope snow sometimes soon stands stopped streets Tashkend telegraph thought thousand tion town Turkestan Turkey Turkish turn usual valley viceroy village Wall western wheels zaptiehs