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The Resource Around the world in 80 trains : a 45,000-mile adventure, Monisha Rajesh

Around the world in 80 trains : a 45,000-mile adventure, Monisha Rajesh

Label
Around the world in 80 trains : a 45,000-mile adventure
Title
Around the world in 80 trains
Title remainder
a 45,000-mile adventure
Statement of responsibility
Monisha Rajesh
Title variation
  • Around the world in eighty trains
  • 45,000-mile adventure
Title variation remainder
a forty-five thousand mile adventure
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Monisha Rajesh has chosen one of the best ways of seeing the world. Never too fast, never too slow, her journey does what trains do best. 'Getting to the heart of things. Prepare for a very fine ride' Michael Palin. When Monisha Rajesh announced plans to circumnavigate the globe in eighty train journeys, she was met with wide-eyed disbelief. But it wasn't long before she was carefully plotting a route that would cover 45,000 miles - almost twice the circumference of the earth - coasting along the world's most remarkable railways; from the cloud-skimming heights of Tibet's Qinghai railway to silk-sheeted splendour on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Packing up her rucksack - and her fiancé, Jem - Monisha embarks on an unforgettable adventure that will take her from London's St Pancras station to the vast expanses of Russia and Mongolia, North Korea, Canada, Kazakhstan, and beyond. The ensuing journey is one of constant movement and mayhem, as the pair strike up friendships and swap stories with the hilarious, irksome and ultimately endearing travellers they meet on board, all while taking in some of the earth's most breathtaking views. From the author of Around India in 80 Trains comes another witty and irreverent look at the world and a celebration of the glory of train travel. Rajesh offers a wonderfully vivid account of life, history and culture in a book that will make you laugh out loud - and reflect on what it means to be a global citizen - as you whirl around the world in its pages
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rajesh, Monisha
Dewey number
910.41
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rajesh, Monisha
  • Railroad travel
  • Voyages around the world
Target audience
adult
Label
Around the world in 80 trains : a 45,000-mile adventure, Monisha Rajesh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The 14:31 to Paris -- A small world -- From Hutongs to Hanoi -- The death railway -- Bombs and bullet trains -- No vacancy -- Hail to the Southwest Chief -- Keeping up with the Kims -- Night train to Beijing -- Ghost cities and the Great Wall -- Viva Lhasa Vegas! -- The Old Silk Road -- Azamat and Marzhan -- Homeward bound -- The venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Control code
000065135617
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408869758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019009145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1036104907
Label
Around the world in 80 trains : a 45,000-mile adventure, Monisha Rajesh
Publication
Copyright
Note
Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The 14:31 to Paris -- A small world -- From Hutongs to Hanoi -- The death railway -- Bombs and bullet trains -- No vacancy -- Hail to the Southwest Chief -- Keeping up with the Kims -- Night train to Beijing -- Ghost cities and the Great Wall -- Viva Lhasa Vegas! -- The Old Silk Road -- Azamat and Marzhan -- Homeward bound -- The venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Control code
000065135617
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408869758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2019009145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1036104907

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