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6 edition of On the trail of Marco Polo found in the catalog.

On the trail of Marco Polo

along the Silk Road by bicycle

by Brady Fotheringham

  • 267 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by McArthur in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Silk Road,
  • Asia, Central,
  • Asia, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Fotheringham, Brady -- Travel.,
    • Bicycle touring -- Asia, Central.,
    • Silk Road -- Description and travel.,
    • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references: p. 234.

      StatementBrady Fotheringham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS327.8 .F68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3988919M
      ISBN 101552781682
      LC Control Number2001320746
      OCLC/WorldCa44495244

        Marco Polo (c–January 8, ) was a Venetian merchant and explorer who followed in the footsteps of his father and uncle. His writings about China and the Mongol Empire in "The Travels of Marco Polo" had a significant impact on European beliefs about and behavior toward the East and inspired the travels of Christopher : Matt Rosenberg. Following the Trail of Marco Polo. by Geronimo Stilton Nanette Cooper-McGuinness ebook. Read a sample This time, Geronimo and friends must stop the Pirate Cats from corrupting Marco Polo's famous book "The Travels of Marco Polo," and changing history forever!

      Marco Polo, the Around the World Airstream. 37 likes. Following along with the restoration of trailer # and learn the history of the Around the World Followers: “Marco Polo felt like a kindred spirit,” says Fusco, who rode through central Mongolia on horseback along the Silk Road with his son. “We were tracing the Genghis Khan trail and living with.

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On the trail of Marco Polo by Brady Fotheringham Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the worst book about Central Asia I've ever read. There are factual errors on every other page. Even the title of the book is erroneous. The author travels north from China south into India and simply cuts across the east-west routes of Marco Polo/Silk Road.

This is an annoying, useless book by a /5(8). The story is a few generations later since it was about Marco Polo. I learned a lot about ancient China and Marco Polo in this book. I love how the graphic novel will have information panels telling us the history and fun facts along the way.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States/5(22). And that the book was called "Geronimo Stiltonfollowing the trail of Marco Polo" by And that the "Pirate Cats" tried to take Marco Polo diary and tried to publish it thereselves.

But Geronimo Stilton and his friends stopped them before they put there names on it and it fell into the ocean/5. LivTalks presents From Venice to China, on the On the trail of Marco Polo book of Marco Polo with Erika in Venice. This webinar series is a lively discussion about who exactly Marco Polo was and the actions which led to his legacy.

Erika will give you an idea of just how popular Marco Polo is in popular culture and even 5/5(50). What begins as a relaxing vacation turns into a time-traveling adventure in which Geronimo Stilton must travel to Khanbalik, or "The City of Khan" (modern day Beijing) in 13th-century China, where he must stop the Pirate Cats from corrupting Marco Polo's famous book, "The.

The story and the way Mr. Jennings was able to capture the courage and inspiration that Marco Polo had to traverse the silk trail was inspirational to me. At the tender age of 18, it inspired me to travel across our country with little to no money and discover myself/5. Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire.

He first set out at. The Hardcover of the Following the Trail of Marco Polo (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels Series #4) by Geronimo Stilton at Barnes & Noble. FREE /5(2). Marco Polo (/ ˈ m ɑːr k oʊ ˈ p oʊ l oʊ / (), Venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo], Italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo], – January 8–9, ) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between and His travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo (also known as Book of the Marvels of the World and Il Milione, c.

), a book that Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo. This is another portrayal of Marco Polo holding his book. This map shows how much shorter and more efficient Marco's trail was than other travelers.

Marco Polo's qualifications for being a good leader came from his bravery, pioneer-ship, how he traded with empires, and how he. Read and learn for free about the following article: Marco Polo. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains * and * are unblocked. Suddenly his eyes flashed, and he announced a new marketing idea for the book — and a money maker: a Marco Polo tour of Queens. “We could charge people $ each and they could eat in different neighborhoods along the route,” he said.

Now we, too, can follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo, with guides as vividly exciting and engaging as Marco himself. With both their film and this book Denis and Francis have recreated what Joseph Campbell would have applauded as 'The Hero's Journey.' Come take it yourself and you'll never turn back." - Bill Moyers.

In the Footsteps of Marco Polo is a PBS documentary film detailing Denis Belliveau and Francis O'Donnell's retracing of Marco Polo's journey from Venice to Anatolia, Persia, India and China.

The movie documents the first quest "to visit and document every region Marco Polo claimed to have traveled" using only land and sea methods of ed by: Denis Belliveau, Francis O’Donnell.

Get this from a library. On the trail of Marco Polo: along the Silk Road by bicycle. [Brady Fotheringham] -- The fascinating tale of one cyclist's journey along Asia's ancient Silk road--history's most famous trade route--which centuries ago snaked 6, km from Central China to the Mediterranean Sea.

We recommend booking Casa di Marco Polo tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 49 Casa di Marco Polo tours on Tripadvisor/5(78).

During the Middle Ages the Italian merchant Marco Polo spent many years in China. He wrote a famous book about his experiences. The book helped Europeans to learn about Asian peoples and goods.

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Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic. The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators.

Following the Trail of Marco Polo This time, Geronimo and friends must stop the Pirate Cats from corrupting Marco Polo's famous book "The Travels of Marco Polo," and changing history forever. Comic and Graphic Books Juvenile Fiction.

Publication Details Publisher: Papercutz. Marco Polo wrote a fascinating book about his travels in China and other parts of Asia in the late 13th century.

The book helped Europeans to learn about Asian peoples and goods. Interested in getting goods directly from China, Marco Polo traveled along the Silk Road in In Marco’s time, very little was known about Asia in Europe.Although Marco Polo received little recognition from the geographers of his time, some of the information in his book was incorporated in some important maps of the later Middle Ages, such as the Catalan World Map ofand in the next century it was read with great interest by .Marco Polo was more than the inspiration for a summertime pool game.

He was a merchant from the Italian trade city of Venice who lived during a time when the Mongol Empire had conquered Asia.