This new edition of the guide to the world's longest rail journey is packed with practical information on planning the trip and booking tickets. Background information is also included on Siberia's infamous past and the history of the railway. 30 color photos.
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A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange. You can now travel almost anywhere you want in Siberia: we tell you how to organize a trip, where to get tickets and where to go.
Inside you will find: Kilometer-by-kilometer route guide - covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian and Trans-Mongolian railways with 38 strip maps in English, Russian and Chinese: see where you are as you travel; Siberia and the railway - the detailed history of Siberia, the construction of the railway and the running of the Trans-Siberian today will be of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travelers; City guides with maps - the best sights, places to stay and restaurants for all budgets plus Russian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables.
Bryn Thomas was born in Zimbabwe where he grew up on a farm. Since graduating from Durham University with a degree in anthropology, his travel on five continents has included a Saharan journey in a home-built kit-car, a solo 1500 mile cycle ride through the Andes, seven Himalayan treks, and 25,000 miles of rail travel. In 1992 he set up Trailblazer to produce the series of route guides for adventurous travelers that has now grown to almost 30 titles.
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Description du livre État : Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. N° de réf. du libraire 97818737561641.0
Description du livre Trail Blazer Pubns, 1997. Paperback. État : New. 4th. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX187375616X
Description du livre Trail Blazer Pubns, 1997. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P11187375616X