July 27th, 2006

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Asia's overland route

Hit the road, Jack
Jul 20th 2006
The Economist

IN THE 1960s, thousands of free-spirits set forth on the world's wildest trail, stretching 6,000 miles across six countries and three religions. The Asian odyssey began in Turkey and, barring mechanical (or mental) breakdown, took in Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan before ending up in the revered destinations of India and Nepal.Read more...Collapse )