Tajikistan

order:
Jehan de Mandeville's "The Travels"
5.3
Afghanistan

Jean de Mandeville

Why is it so much fun to read Medieval travel stories that are at least partly untrue?

Sven Hedin's "In The Heart Of Asia"
6.3
China

Sven Hedin

Are we looking at a career-obsessed explorer or at a blueprint for Indiana Jones?