The Great Railway Bazaar

From London across Europe through India and Asia, this was a trip of discovery made in the mid-seventies, a time before the West had embraced the places, peoples, food, faiths and cultures of the East.

The Great Railway Bazaar

The Great Railway Bazaar

From London across Europe through India and Asia, this was a trip of discovery made in the mid-seventies, a time before the West had embraced the places, peoples, food, faiths and cultures of the East. To visit the lands of The Great Railway Bazaar is an encounter with all that is truly foreign and exotic.

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The Great Railway Bazaar
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

From London across Europe through India and Asia, this was a trip of discovery made in the mid-seventies, a time before the West had embraced the places, peoples, food, faiths and cultures of the East. To visit the lands of The Great Railway Bazaar is an encounter with all that
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-29 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Paul Theroux's Ghost Train to the Eastern Star is a journey from London to Asia by train. Winner of the Stanford Dolman Lifetime Contribution to Travel Writing Award 2020 Thirty years ago Paul Theroux left London and travelled across Asia and back again by train. His account of the journey
Last Call for the Dining Car
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Michael Kerr
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-15 - Publisher: Aurum

Ever since Paul Theroux embarked in London on the first train of his Great Railway Bazaar, railways have been a rich source for the best travel writing. This is truer than ever in the twenty-first century. As the environmental implications of relentless air travel cast an ominous shadow over the
The Old Patagonian Express
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-24 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Old Patagonian Express tells of Paul Theroux’s train journey down the length of North and South America. Beginning on Boston’s subway, he depicts a voyage from ice-bound Massachusetts to the arid plateau of Argentina’s most southerly tip, via pretty Central American towns and the ancient Incan city of Macchu
Slow Trains to Simla
Language: en
Pages: 55
Authors: Paul Theroux
Categories: Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

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