Great Railway Journeys
Against all odds - despite the aeroplane and the motor car - trains are still one of the best ways to travel to discover a country. In this book, six seasoned travellers share their discoveries and their pleasure in travelling by train. Mark Tully takes the Khyber Mail through Pakistan to the breathtaking Khyber Pass. Lisa St Aubin de Teran rediscovers South America. Clive Anderson explores China, Hong Kong and Mongolia. Prima ballerina, Natalia Makarova returns to Russia. Michael Palin travels through Ireland on the trail of his great grandomther Gallagher. Finally, Rian Malan, travels through South Africa to Bophuthatswana.