Across Asia on a Bicycle: From Constantinople to Peking in 1890

ISBN: 9781589762534

In 1890, two American college graduates set out to travel around the world on a then-new invention, the modern bicycle. In 1893 they returned, have covered over 15,000 miles, at that time the "longest continuous land journey ever made around the world." This is their account their trip across Turkey, Persia, Turkestan and northern China and describes their adventures traveling along through regions few outsiders ever visited.



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