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Central Audiobooks

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    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

    by Eric Newby ...
    Narrated by Richard E. Grant ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 40 min

    A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ is Eric Newby’s iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture. Pining for adventure, Newby sent his friend Hugh Carless the now-famous cable - CAN YOU TRAVEL NURISTAN JUNE ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Eastern Horizons

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Award

    by Levison Wood ...
    Narrated by Barnaby Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    Award-winning TV adventurer and travel writer's enthralling account of his youthful expedition to Central Asia.Levison Wood was only 22 when he decided to hitch-hike from England to India through Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, but he wasn't the conventional follower of the hippy trail. A fascination with the deeds of the early explorers, a history degree in the bag, an army career already ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Walking to Samarkand

    The Great Silk Road from Persia to Central Asia

    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 10 min

    Walking to Samarkand is journalist Bernard Ollivier's stunning account of the second leg of his 7,200-mile walk from Istanbul, Turkey, to Xi'an, China, along the Silk Road-the longest and perhaps most mythical trade route of all time. After crossing the final mountain passes of Turkish Kurdistan, Ollivier sets foot in Iran, keen on locating vestiges of the silk trade as he passes through Persia's ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    True Stories and Other Rarities: Backpacking in Asia

    by Mark Gowan ...
    Narrated by Mark Gowan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 24 min

    When the lamp hit the wall we knew we needed a change. And change things we did. Very shortly afterwards we sold almost everything we owned, bought backpacks and boots and two one-way tickets to Bangkok Thailand. We didn't know when we were coming back or even where we would go but Bangkok was a start and we needed a new start. Living a quiet life in Denmark, we did what many people talked about ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Winds of the Steppe

    Walking the Great Silk Road from Central Asia to China

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 28 min

    Taking listeners from the snows of the Pamir Mountains to the backstreets of Kashgar-a Central Asian city that could be the setting for One Thousand and One Nights-to the Tian Shan Mountains to the endless Taklamakan and Gobi Deserts of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Bernard Ollivier continues his epic foot journey along the Great Silk Road hoping to make his way to Han China and reach ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

    by Eric Newby ...
    Narrated by James Bryce ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 41 min

    A classic of travel writing, ‘A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush’ is Eric Newby’s iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture. Pining for adventure, Newby sent his friend Hugh Carless the now-famous cable – CAN YOU TRAVEL NURISTAN JUNE ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Out of Istanbul

    A Journey of Discovery along the Silk Road

    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 42 min

    Upon retirement at the age of sixty-two, and grieving his deceased wife, renowned journalist Bernard Ollivier felt a sense of profound emptiness: What do I do now? While some see retirement as a chance to cash in their chips and settle into a comfy armchair, Ollivier still longed for more. Searching for inspiration, he strapped on his gear, donned his hat, and headed out the front door to hike the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    I Should Have Left the Whiskey

    Cycling Asia with Heavy Baggage and Relative Density

    by Graham Field ...
    Narrated by Graham Field ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Rambling On

    Unabridged

    10 hours 41 min

    I Should Have Left the Whiskey is the first book in the Rambling On trilogy – compelling tales from a time when motorcycles were left in the shed and global exploration slowed to the pace of cycling.These diaries divulge two very different journeys in Asia: because progressing into enlightened India required some back-pedalling through darkest Thailand en route to China.After impulsively p... ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    В шаге от рая: Правдивая история путешествия тибетского ламы в Страну Бессмертия

    Unabridged

    10 hours 35 min

    В Тибете существуют предания о Стране Бессмертия — потаенной долине, скрытой на склонах горы Канченджанга. Эта долина существует в иной реальности, где нет смерти, болезней и страданий, — но при этом она расположена в нашем мире и не нужно умирать, чтобы попасть туда. В начале 1960-х годов харизматичный лама Тулшук Лингпа вместе с тремя сотнями последователей отправился на поиски потаенной долины. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus