China Vintage Hour
About This Show
Transport yourself to the Qing Dynasty where Laszlo Montgomery delivers eyewitness accounts from travelers and explorers who visited China and wrote about what they saw. A lot has changed since the 1800's. But not everything.
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S1E09-Sven Hedin-Through Asia Part 2
Apr 2 17
Another Passage to Adventure featuring the great Swede Sven Hedin. In this Part 2 of his travels through Asia, we're picking up in Kashgar, right as Sven is gearing up for his trek through the Taklamakan Desert from Market to the Khotan Daria (river). We get a week into the ill-fated journey. Sven offers up some wonderful 1895 observations of the people and places he encounters. He sure didn't travel light, that's for sure.