Travel literature review: Halfway House to Heaven
Halfway House to Heaven by Bill Colegrave Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Reviewed by Steve Waters I must admit to a certain amount of jealously when I first encountered Halfway House to Heaven by Bill Colegrave...
Places in Afghanistan
When the Taliban fled Kabul in the face of the post-9/11 US bombing campaign, they left a city wrecked by years of war. Half the city consisted of rubble and no-one could remember the last time anything new had been built. It was a city on life-support. Today, Kabul seems to change on an almost daily basis.
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Afghanistan: travel books to read before you go
This excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Afghanistan guide provides a selection of travel literature to get you in the mood for your trip. Afghanistan is blessed with incredibly rich travel literature...
Travel literature review: A Carpet Ride to Khiva
A Carpet Ride to Khiva: Seven Years on the Silk Road by Christopher Aslan Alexander Rating: 4 out of 5 Reviewed by Steve Waters Steve Waters once crossed the Torugart Pass in Kyrgyzstan twice in one day having been re...
Travel literature review: Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard
Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard by Nicholas Jubber Rating: 3...