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It was New Year’s Eve 1964.

It was New Year’s Eve 1964. At 1. 0 . ool, I boarded the Krasnaya Strela (the Red Arrow), and after disposing of my baggage took a seat in the restaurant car. The Krasnaya Strela is one of the Soviet Union’s most famous trains

Eric Newby was born in London in 1919. In 1938, he joined the four-masted Finnish barque Moshulu as an apprentice and sailed in the last Grain Race from Australia to Europe, by way of Cape Horn. During World War II, he served in the Black Watch and the Special Boat Section

Eric Newby was born in London in 1919. During World War II, he served in the Black Watch and the Special Boat Section. In 1942, he was captured and remained a prisoner-of-war until 1945. He subsequently married the girl who helped him to escape, and for the next fifty years, his wife Wanda was at his side on many adventures.

Eric Newby was born in London in 1919.

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This is a selection of the very best of Eric Newby, covering over 50 years of travelling - from India to Ireland, Sicily to Siberia - illustrated by his finest photographs.
A Merry Dance Around the World download epub
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Author: Eric Newby
ISBN: 0007413548
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers; UK ed. edition (January 1, 2011)
Pages: 288 pages