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Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2 by Thomas Stevens
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Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13.500 miles in Yokohama, December 1886. This is the second volume (of two) relating his travel experiences, detailing the part of the journey from Teheran to Yokohama.

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AROUND THE WORLD ON A BICYCLE

Volume II.

From Teheran To Yokohama

By Thomas Stevens

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. PAGE THE START FROM TEHERAN, ........ 1

CHAPTER II. PERSIA AND THE MESHED PILGRIM ROAD, ...... 34

CHAPTER III. PERSIA AND THE MESHED PILGRIM ROAD,...... 43

CHAPTER IV. THROUGH KHORASSAN,.......... 65

CHAPTER V. MESHED THE HOLY,.......... 84

CHAPTER VI. THE UNBEATEN TRACKS Of KHORASSAN,...... 109

CHAPTER VII. BEERJAND AND THE FRONTIER OF AFGHANISTAN, .. .. 135

CHAPTER VIII ACROSS THE "DESERT OF DESPAIR,"....... 160

CHAPTER IX. AFGHANISTAN,............ 181

CHAPTER X. ARRESTED AT FURRAH,......... 197

CHAPTER XI. UNDER ESCORT TO HERAT,......... 209

CHAPTER XII... Continue reading book >>


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