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New PDF release: Kombi Trail, The: Across Three Continents in a VW Van

By Robert Cox,Roger Sherwin

ISBN-10: 178076376X

ISBN-13: 9781780763767

Cambridge, 1961. a gaggle of scholars trigger at the journey of a life-time. opposed to the backdrop of the chilly conflict they commute during the Soviet Union to the center East, South Asia and directly to Africa. Their mode of delivery? the long-lasting VW Kombi.

This ebook tells the tale of that journey, not only the folk they met and the areas they observed, however the many stories – occasionally nerve-wracking, occasionally strange - that they encountered alongside the way in which. It offers a desirable perception right into a international close to swap – obvious during the eyes of 9 younger males clean from college. the 2 VW Kombis doggedly traversed treacherous mountain passes, near-impossible roads, jungle tracks and river crossings on their trip via Anatolia, the center East, Asia and Africa. This ebook is an affectionate and hugely interesting new version of the connection among the 9 younger travelers and their partners, the 2 VW Kombis which functioned as delivery, shield, canteen and residential. it's also a tribute to the made up our minds and rugged decision of the VW Kombi whose descendants nonetheless take on the highways and the extra daunting roads of the world.

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