Uzbekistan

order:
Philippe Valéry's "On The Silk Road"
6.5
Afghanistan

Philippe Valéry

Is this another author who distances himself from his story?

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?

Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta's "The Travels"
5.3
Afghanistan

Ibn Battuta

Did conservative ethics turn this great adventure story into such a slow read?

Marco Polo's "Description Of The World"
5.5
Afghanistan

Marco Polo

Why is this one still so good today, even though a lot of it is untrue?