|Quality travel excursions for Oxbridge alumni, led by a world class academic. eg 19 days through China and the 'stans following parts of the silk road. For only £3910 all in.|
A pipe-dream for the bucket list?
Crossing the Ancient Silk Road »
The term Silk Road was coined in the 19th-century by the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen. It was not a single route but a vast network of roads stretching from Xi’an to the eastern Mediterranean. Linking India, Europe and the Far East, routes passed through spectacular cities and tiny hamlets, through forbidding mountains, gentle steppe lands and hot deserts. Along its length, intrepid merchants traded in a number of items such as Balt...
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