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The Silk Road: Xi'an to Kashgar (Odyssey The Silk Road) Paperback – 9 Nov 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong; 8th edition edition (9 Nov. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9622177611
  • ISBN-13: 978-9622177611
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 2 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 938,112 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review

...I especially recommend The Silk Road by Judy Bonavia, a good general tour guide on the region... --Forbes Magazine

...beautifully photographed and extremely informative book... a trustworthy guide to this remarkable region... --Silk Road Inflight Magazine

Synopsis

For today's traveler, it is not only the weight of history that makes the Silk Road intriguing, but the incredible diversity of scenery and ethnic people along the way. This beautifully photographed and intelligent book is the authoritative guide to travel in the region. An incomparable guide to the Silk Road, from Xi'an to Kashgar, it takes the reader on a journey through this exotic region's history, culture, scenery, and peoples, as well as providing up-to-date information for the modern-day traveler to western China, lavishly illustrated with stunning color photography, easy-to-use maps and a guide to further reading.This 8th Edition features updated travel information, practical information including border crossings to Central Asian Republics, new websites and new photography of wild and beautiful corners of the region. A uniquely focused guidebook that is as useful for armchair travelers with a thirst for accurate, comprehensive and well-written historical and cultural information about this famous route as it is for travelers and adventurers to western China itself.

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Patto
5.0 out of 5 starsThe best guide specific to the northern route
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5.0 out of 5 starsPerfect for the armchair traveler
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Len Crunch
4.0 out of 5 starsA great companion for a traveler on the China leg of the silk road.
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ARPart
5.0 out of 5 starsHelpful background for Silk Road tour
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