By Denis Belliveau,Francis O'Donnell
Surviving lethal skirmishes and catch in Afghanistan, they have been the 1st Westerners in a new release to pass its old forgotten passageway to China, the Wakhan hall. Their camel caravan at the southern Silk street encountered the lethal making a song sands of the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts. In Sumatra, the place Polo used to be stranded anticipating exchange winds, they lived with the Mentawai tribes, whose tradition has remained unchanged because the Bronze Age. They grew to become one of the first american citizens granted visas to go into Iran, the place Polo fulfilled a massive project for Kublai Khan.
Accompanied through two hundred gorgeous full-color pictures, the textual content offers a desirable account of the lands and peoples the 2 hardy adventurers encountered in the course of their perilous trip. The authors' stories are remarkably just like descriptions from Polo's account of his personal travels and lifestyles. encumbered with event, humor, international relations, background, and artwork, this e-book is compelling facts that trip is the enemy of bigotry—a fact that resonates from Marco Polo's time to our own.
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In the Footsteps of Marco Polo: A Companion to the Public Television Film by Denis Belliveau,Francis O'Donnell