nation. Magnet for trouble. Crossroads of Conquerors.
would anyone want to go there? With its turbulent tribesmen, hostile
terrain, and blood-soaked history, it was the one country in Central Asia
timid travelers never ventured near.
is exactly why young newspaper reporter, Gordon Sinclair, decided to head
out to the Forbidden Kingdom in 1934. Officially, he was looking for a
story. Privately, he was seeking that mistress called adventure. He found
Caravan” is the classic account of Sinclair’s journey across British
India, through the beautiful mountains of Kashmir, across the blazing
deserts of Waziristan, and finally, through the famed Khyber Pass. On the
way Sinclair met a host of colorful characters and observed the most
famous sights in the fabled sub-continent. A pleasure to read then,
“Khyber Caravan” is now weaving its enchanting spell for a new
generation of readers.
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