By Levison Wood
Levison wooden used to be merely 22 while he made up our minds to hitch-hike from England to India via Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, yet he wasn't the normal follower of the hippy path. A fascination with the deeds of the early explorers, a background measure within the bag, a military profession already deliberate and a shoestring finances of £750 - together with for the flight domestic - he was firm to determine extra in regards to the nations of the Caucasus and past - and meet the folks who lived and labored there.
EASTERN HORIZONS is a real traveller's story within the culture of the easiest of the style, populated via a forged of eccentric characters; from mujahideen combatants to the Russian mafia. alongside the best way he meets a few those that confirmed nice hospitality, whereas others could quite have murdered him...
This booklet confirms that Levison wooden, Winner of the 2016 Edward Stanford experience trip ebook Of The yr Award, has certainly 'breathed new existence into experience shuttle ' (Michael Palin)
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