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❰Download❯ ➻ Slow Boats to China Author Gavin Young – Escortgps.co It was a simple idea the kind all of us have had at one time or another Take a series of ships of different sizes and kinds go where they lead and see what happens Inspired by great sea writers like JIt was a simple idea the kind all of us have had at one time or another Take a series of ships of different sizes and kinds go where they lead and see what happens Inspired by great sea writers like.

Jack London Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad Gavin Young decided he would port hop to some far destination on the other side of the world The end of the line would be ChinaWith its magical evocati.

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PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co Gavin David Young 24 April 1928 – 18 January 2001 was a journalist and travel writerHe was born in Bude Cornwall England His father Gavin Young was a lieutenant colonel in the Welsh Guards Daphne his mother was the daughter of Sir Charles Leolin Forestier Walker Bt of Monmouthshire Young spent most of his youth in Cornwall and South Wales He graduated from Oxford University where h

slow epub boats epub china pdf Slow Boats epub Slow Boats to China ePUBJack London Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad Gavin Young decided he would port hop to some far destination on the other side of the world The end of the line would be ChinaWith its magical evocati.

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  1. Marceline Smith Marceline Smith says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBjust can’t visit the Oxfam bookshop without coming away with a bunch of old travel books This one written by a one time war correspondent for The Observer is the tale of Young’s attempt to travel from Greece to China only by boat This took place in 1979 when he discovers he is almost too late passenger shipping having been almost completely killed off by air travel Indeed if it wasn’t for his Observer connections and general public school English gentleman background he wouldn’t even have got half way Lucky for him the entire old boy network of the ex British Empire mostly find him ships from a board bunk in a tiny local trader to the owner’s cabin in a huge container carrier For the most part it’s pretty exciting and often dangerous stuff and I often had to stop so I could go read up about various areas he passed through Overall it gets a bit depressing knowing this sort of thing is completely out of bounds to your aver


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    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBTime absented itself as I read; “A Turkish Cypriot friend once said to me “There are men here of thirty who are still virgins Muslim tradition prevents them on pain of death or a terrible beating at the hands of the girl’s brothers or father from touching a Turkish girl They’d do anything to get their hands on a foreign girl but of course it’s not always possible You have no idea of the intensity of the frustration here”p68” Plu ca change sadly This enthralling book was first published in 1981 but just there Young describes exactly the unfortunate product of a serious cultural clash which has recently New Year 2016 been hitting the headlines in Germany Gavin Young kept his eyes wide open and lived off his wits Travelling light he sought the necessary official permissions for the series of passages on merchant shipping that would eventually after many fascinating and hair raising incidents convey him from Athens to Canton Officialdo


  3. Allison Davies Allison Davies says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBOne of the best travel books around which I've read many times It's the kind of literary security blanket you want alongside when life gets a little out of kilterI'm sad adventurer Gavin Young is no longer around as he writes with wit style and compassion about the people he meets on his travels by sea from Piraeus to Canton The only slight downside is that the book is a trifle episodic thought it's hard to imagine how it could be anything else given the premise on which it was written I'm not going to penalise it on that score so it still gets a 5 star rating from me


  4. Brian Conder Brian Conder says:

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  5. Joshua Mowll Joshua Mowll says:

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  6. Andrew Imrie Andrew Imrie says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBOne of the all time great works of travel literature and one of my all time favourite books Filled with the romantic notion of sailing around the world on any vessel can find something practically impossible today this book covers the first half of Gavin Young’s journey from Greece to China in the early 1980s I can’t think of another book that so evokes the feeling of adventure and travel You


  7. Dennie Dennie says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBhmm this was a tough one I liked so much of it but found some bits a bit dull I liked all this little sidetracked stories it was all the details on boat sizes and weights i didn't like I found the bit with the Moro's really exciting and i really wasn't sure what was going to happen It re enforced my belief that most people are good I was also surprised at the authors liberal attitudes Good for him All in all i thi


  8. James B James B says:

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  9. Pippa Pippa says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBThis was very good indeed From Piraeus to Canton not a totally safe journey then Don't know about now Made it come alive


  10. Derek Henderson Derek Henderson says:

    PDF/EPUB Gavin Young à PDF/EPUB Slow Boats to China Epub Ö Slow Boats Kindle - à escortgps.co slow epub, boats epub, china pdf, Slow Boats epub, Slow Boats to China ePUBWonderfully written but becomes wearying after a time so many ports and people that I uite lost track But great vignettes along the way


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