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The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia Summary
Paul Theroux

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The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia Summary

Plot Summary

The author plans a four month trip from London, through Europe and into Turkey, to Iran, Pakistan and India. He travels extensively in India and then flies to Rangoon, Burma. There he sees the Gokteik Viaduct and flies to Rangoon, Thailand, and takes rails all the way to Singapore. He makes a stopover in Vietnam and travels on some parts of the Trans-Vietnam railway. He travels extensively in Japan and after a sea voyage, takes the long Trans-Siberian Railroad back to Europe and London. He begins his journey in early September in London and travels to Paris, interrupted only by the English Channel ferry. After lecturing in Istanbul, the author heads to Lake Van on the more comfortable Turkish Railways. The author spends a couple days in Teheran before taking the train to the Iranian holy city of Meshed. There is no alcohol on this train, and most...

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