By DH Koester

ISBN-10: 143279325X

ISBN-13: 9781432793258

Trails, Rails and Rivers

It used to be 1994 and the 3rd of 9 trips within the “And There i used to be” series---Pakistan, China. An audacious venture, the author’s path took him north throughout the center of Pakistan to the North West Frontier and the Northern parts, lands inhabited by means of fierce tribal clans who during the centuries had repelled the world’s maximum armies. as soon as there, a crossing of the world's optimum street around the Karakoram Mountains down into Western China, then touring the breadth of the country---over one thousand miles through rail, fifteen hundred through boat down the robust Yangtze. holiday bread and aim perform with the Pashtuns, pass Shandur cross by way of jeep on a goat path with gun-toting, drug-crazed Iqbal. stopover at the endangered Kalash tribe, descendants of Alexander the nice. event the distant Silk course industry of Kashi, black chook soup and a ghost urban at the Yangtze. Commune with completely preserved thousand yr previous mummies then take a seat on a mountain hillside discussing humanity, lifestyles and the area with a bit village woman who speaks 3 languages and aspires to alter the world.

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