From Pekin to Calais Land: There are two Englishmen at present living in Shanghai who have travelled overland from Europe to China. by Harry De Windt

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From Pekin to Calais  by  Land: There are two Englishmen at present living in Shanghai who have travelled overland from Europe to China. by Harry De Windt

From Pekin to Calais by Land: There are two Englishmen at present living in Shanghai who have travelled overland from Europe to China. by Harry De Windt
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It is mainly owing to this circumstance that I publish these pages, for I fear the general reader will find little to interest him in this record of our monotonous pilgrimage through Europe and Asia. I feel that an apology is needed for itsMoreIt is mainly owing to this circumstance that I publish these pages, for I fear the general reader will find little to interest him in this record of our monotonous pilgrimage through Europe and Asia.

I feel that an apology is needed for its publication, and need hardly say that it does not aspire to the title of a book of travel, being merely a record of my impressions in the less civilized parts of China, and in that weird and melancholy country, more perhaps from associations than aspect, Siberia.The voyage is, though somewhat original, sadly devoid of interest.

Urga and Irkoutsk are, no doubt, well worth seeing, but a passing glimpse of these unique cities far from repays the discomfort, not to say hardship, which must be undergone on the caravan route.



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