The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 3 and 4, p. 44-65 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 and 4, p. 44-65 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 3- An antique dealer tries to force the author to buy an old silk scroll. The author leaves and tries some pastries that he read about in a guidebook. He takes the ferry to Haydarpasa Station and buys food for the train but later discovers there is a dining car. Turkish Railways are run much better than the Direct Orient Express. The author talks in German to some Turks in his car. After some questions, he loses patience and retreats to his compartment. The first-class section is full of Turks. The rest of the train is a mix of Turks and hippies from the West that are heading to India and Nepal. The hippie girls are believed to be runaways. One American hippie man says that he escaped from his wife and kids. Outside...

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