The Resource Eastern horizons : hitchhiking the Silk Road, Levison Wood

Eastern horizons : hitchhiking the Silk Road, Levison Wood

Label
Eastern horizons : hitchhiking the Silk Road
Title
Eastern horizons
Title remainder
hitchhiking the Silk Road
Statement of responsibility
Levison Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Levison Wood was only 22 when he decided to hitch-hike from England to India through Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, but he wasn't the conventional follower of the hippy trail. A fascination with the deeds of the early explorers, a history degree in the bag, an army career already planned and a shoestring budget of 750 pounds - including for the flight home - he was determined to find out more about the countries of the Caucasus and beyond - and meet the people who lived and worked there. Eastern Horizons is a true traveller's tale in the tradition of the best of the genre, populated by a cast of eccentric characters; from mujahideen fighters to the Russian mafia. Along the way he meets some people who showed great hospitality, while others would rather have murdered him ..
Cataloging source
NZLPP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Levison
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wood, Levison
  • Hitchhiking
  • Walking
  • Walking
  • Walking
  • Walking
  • Walking
  • Walking
  • Travelers' writings
  • Walking
  • Silk Road
Target audience
adult
Label
Eastern horizons : hitchhiking the Silk Road, Levison Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781473676244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089180785
  • (OCoLC)on1089180785
Label
Eastern horizons : hitchhiking the Silk Road, Levison Wood
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781473676244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089180785
  • (OCoLC)on1089180785

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