This city straddled Europe and Asia. There were two main railway stations there.
Lake Van, Van Golu
This geographic feature was in Turkey and served as a crossing point into Iran.
This city was an oil boom town with thousands of Western oil men and contractors there. Modernity conflicted with Muslim religious tradition, as businessmen and Westerners flocked to strip clubs to see women without veils.
This was the terminal city of the train heading towards the Afghanistan border. It was a holy city and most of the women on the train there were in veils, while the men prayed often.
The Khyber Pass, the Khyber Pass Railroad
This was the route from the border of Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan. A train traveled this route through an intricate network of bridges and tunnels.
Lahore, Pakistan and Amritsar, India
These two cities overlooked...
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