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Retracing Marco Polo

A Tale Of Modern Travelers Who Locate And Follow Marco Polo"s Route To China And Burma

by jack, jr. Spain

  • 362 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Gilgit Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Silk Road,
  • Description and travel,
  • Travel,
  • Asia - General,
  • China,
  • Reference - General,
  • Asia,
  • Polo, Marco,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8583158M
    ISBN 100974628328
    ISBN 109780974628325
    OCLC/WorldCa55886470

      The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East by Polo, Marco, ; Yule, Henry, Sir, Pages: Marco Polo was a thirteenth-century Venetian explorer, arguably the world’s most well-traveled explorer, and The Travels of Marco Polo chronicles his .

      The true history behind the Netflix original series Marco Polo, here is the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveler, retracing his legendary journey from Venice to China, the moment East first met West/5(9).   Analysis Retracing Marco Polo's Footsteps National Geographic Young Explorers Drive from Venice to Beijing Feb. 8, | By The Silk Road Project Team Photo credit: Silk Road Project Team. Inspired by Marco Polo’s historic travels through Central Asia, we are a team of three explorers, sponsored by National Geographic’s Young Explorers Program, .

      Marco Polo (c. – January 8, ) was a Venetian merchant traveler from the Venetian Republic whose travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo, a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China.5/5(1). — John Fusco, Creator of the Netflix original series Marco Polo. The true history behind the Netflix original series Marco Polo, here is the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveler, retracing his legendary journey from Venice to China, the moment East first met West/5(16).


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Retracing Marco Polo: A Tale Of Modern Travelers Who Locate And Follow Marco Polo's Route To China And Burma Hardcover – Octo by jr.

Spain, jack (Author)5/5(1). In the footsteps of Marco Polo This book, written over fifty years ago, recounts the exploits of the Marco Polo Route Project which consisted of two Oxford undergraduates and a film cameraman from London, who set out to re-trace Marco Polo's route to the Orient using two motorcycles fitted with sidecars as their transport/5.

His translation and epic compilation is still the 'Go To' book on Marco Polo. So much so, that my colleague and I relied on it daily, we slept with it,it never left our side, and we called it our 'Bible', during our retracing of Marco Polo legendary Silk Road journey for the first and still only time in history.4/4(8).

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When Marco Polo returned to Italy after two dozen years travelling in Asia, he recounted the wonders of his Silk Road wanderings in a book, dictated to a writer named Rustichello, while they were both imprisoned during the Venice-Genoa war. Denis Belliveau and Francis O’Donnell took a wild idea – retrace Marco Polo’s entmile, land-and-sea route from Venice to China and back – and spent two incredible years of their lives making their dream a reality.

Marco Polo's famous 13th century journey from Venice to Beijing and beyond is retraced in this three-part series, exploring the worlds he wrote about, seeing what they look like Author: Special Series. Marco Polo was a Venetian explorer known for the book The Travels of Marco Polo, which describes his voyage to and experiences in Asia.

Polo traveled extensively with his family, journeying from. Book of the Marvels of the World (Italian: Il Milione, lit."The Million", deriving from Polo's nickname "Emilione"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between andand his experiences at the Country: Republic of Venice.

Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic.

The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators. Retracing the Route of Marco Polo DEBORAH NORVILLE, anchor: Nearly years ago, Marco Polo made one of the greatest overland journeys of all time from Venice to the Court of Kublai Khan in China. Recently, Marco Polo’s travels were the inspiration for a British expedition to follow in his footsteps.

The book starts out with the statement of Marco Polo, that he is only able to record the very least portion of all the Strictly adult rated, but what kid is willing to plow through all of the cultural and historical fiction/5.

FAVORIT BOOK Retracing Marco Polo: A Tale Of Modern Travelers Who Locate And Follow Marco Polo s. Tipifaxihi. Read Books Off the Edge of the Map: Marco Polo Captain Cook and 9 Other Travelers and Explorers.

Debrunner. Follow Me To: A Journey around the World Through the Eyes of Two Ordinary Travelers. How Marco Polo Went to China Marco Polo was born in Venice in the year His father, Nicolo, and his uncle, Maffeo, were merchants who had seats in the great council and were enrolled with the noblemen of Venice.

Marco also had another uncle who lived in Constantinople and Crimea and was engaged in Size: 2MB. The true history behind the Netflix original series Marco Polo, here is the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveler, retracing his legendary journey from Venice to China, the moment East first met West.

Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China, and forty-one when he came back. More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed.

In the Footsteps of Marco Polo is a PBS documentary film detailing Denis Belliveau and Francis O'Donnell's retracing of Marco Polo's journey from Venice to Anatolia, Persia, India and China. The movie documents the first quest "to visit and document every region Marco Polo claimed to have traveled" using only land and sea methods of transportation.

Mike Hale Directed by: Denis Belliveau, Francis O’Donnell. Marco Polo The Journey that Changed the World. Home; Marco Polo. Tracking Marco Polo Hardcover – 1 May out of 5 stars Naive Retracing of the Journeys of Marco Polo ca.

Reviewed in the United States on 9 July Verified Purchase. When reading this, you need to remember when and by whom it was written. It is based on a trip by two young grad students in the early s/5(29). His translation and epic compilation is still the 'Go To' book on Marco Polo. So much so, that my colleague and I relied on it daily, we slept with it,it never left our side, and we called it our 'Bible', during our retracing of Marco Polo legendary Silk /5(11).

-- John Fusco, Creator of the Netflix original series Marco Polo The true history behind the Netflix original series Marco Polo, here is the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveler, retracing his legendary journey from Venice to /5().

Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. He first set out at age 17 with his father and uncle, traveling overland.Get this from a library! Tracking Marco Polo.

[Timothy Severin] -- Using the great explorer's journals as a guide, Severin retraces his route from Venice to the Kindu Kush on motorcycle.