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Book ☆ Slowly Down the Ganges Ë Download Ý ⚣ Slowly Down the Ganges Books ⚡ Author Eric Newby – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Slowly Down the Ganges is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece alongside A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush and Love and War in the Apennines Told with Newby's self deprecating humour and wrySlowly Down the Ganges is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece alongside A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush and Love and War in the Apennines Told with Newby's self deprecating humour and wry attention to detail this is a classic of the genre and a window into an enchanting piece of history On his 44th birthday Eric Newby sets out on an incredible journey to travel the 1200 mile length of India's holy river In a misguided attempt to keep him out of trouble Wanda his lifelong travel companion and wife is to be his fellow boatwoman Their plan is to begin in the great plain of Hardwar and finish in the Bay of Bengal but the journey almost immediately becomes markedly slower andtreacherous than either had imagined running aground 63 times in the first six days Travelling in a variety of unstable boats as well as by rail bus and bullock cart and resting at sandbanks and remote villages the Newbys encounter engaging characters and glorious mishaps including the non existence of large scale maps of the country a realisation that uestions of pure 'logic' cause grave offense and on one occasion the only person in sight for miles is an old man who is himself unsure where he is Newby's only consolation on a river if you go downstream you're sure to end up somewhere?

Book ð Slowly Down the Ganges È Eric Newby

Slowly Down the Ganges is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece alongside A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush and Love and War in the Apennines Told with Newby's self deprecating humour and wry attention to detail this is a classic of the genre and a window into an enchanting piece of history On his 44th birthday Eric Newby sets out on an incredible journey to travel the 1200 mile length of India's holy river In a misguided attempt to keep him out of trouble Wanda his lifelong travel companion and wife is to be his fellow boatwoman Their plan is to begin in the great plain of Hardwar and finish in the Bay of Bengal but the journey almost immediately becomes markedly slower andtreacherous than either had imagined running aground 63 times in the first six days Travelling in a variety of unstable boats as well as by rail bus and bullock cart and resting at sandbanks and remote villages the Newbys encounter engaging characters and glorious mishaps including the non existence of large scale maps of the country a realisation that uestions of pure 'logic' cause grave offense and on one occasion the only person in sight for miles is an old man who is himself unsure where he is Newby's only consolation on a river if you go downstream you're sure to end up somewhere 

Eric Newby È Slowly Down the Ganges Book

Slowly Down the Ganges? Slowly Down the Ganges is seen as a vintage Newby masterpiece alongside A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush and Love and War in the Apennines Told with Newby's self deprecating humour and wry attention to detail this is a classic of the genre and a window into an enchanting piece of history On his 44th birthday Eric Newby sets out on an incredible journey to travel the 1200 mile length of India's holy river In a misguided attempt to keep him out of trouble Wanda his lifelong travel companion and wife is to be his fellow boatwoman Their plan is to begin in the great plain of Hardwar and finish in the Bay of Bengal but the journey almost immediately becomes markedly slower andtreacherous than either had imagined running aground 63 times in the first six days Travelling in a variety of unstable boats as well as by rail bus and bullock cart and resting at sandbanks and remote villages the Newbys encounter engaging characters and glorious mishaps including the non existence of large scale maps of the country a realisation that uestions of pure 'logic' cause grave offense and on one occasion the only person in sight for miles is an old man who is himself unsure where he is Newby's only consolation on a river if you go downstream you're sure to end up somewhere