Completely revised and updated, this third edition contains all the information required for travelling along the Silk Road from the Mediterranean Sea to China, whether by road or by rail.
Chapters cover planning your trip for all budgets, whether you're travelling independently or as part of a group; practical information for travellers in Syria, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China; 51 city guides with maps including where to stay, where to eat and what to see; plus less well-known routes - Southern Taklamakan, Kashgar-Rawalpindi (Karakoram Highway), and Marco Polo's route to Xanadu; extensive history of the Silk Roads; useful phrases in Arabic, Farsi, Russian and Chinese. Contains 24 full colour photos.
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 08 / 2010