India: The Shimmering Dream: The First Overland Journey to India by Motorcycle in 1933 (BOK)

Max Reisch

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This is a truly great travel adventure through Iraq, Iran and Baluchistan to India in 1933. But what really sets this book apart are the wonderful descriptions of the people and cultures, now nearly forgotten, but still hugely relevant in today's age: all brought evocatively to life by the wonderful photos from 1933. At that time, the idea of traveling to India on a motorbike through the deserts was considered impossible; there were no roads and they were attempting to cross the burning deserts in the middle of August, on a tiny two-stroke motorcycle with barely enough power for the bike and rider, let alone a pillion passenger! Gripping stuff, yet perceptive and full of drama - definitely a must for all travel and motorcycle enthusiasts.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Max Reisch
Forlag
Panther Publishing Ltd
ISBN 9780955659591
Antall sider 216 Dimensjoner 17cm x 23,5cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 484 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Travel writing, Motorcycles: general interest

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