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Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

Thomas Stevens

Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13.500 miles in Yokohama, December 1886. This is the second volume (of two) relating his travel experiences, detailing the part of the journey from Teheran to Yokohama. (Summary by Availle)

Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13.500 miles in Yokohama, December 1886. This is the second volume (of two) relating his travel experiences, detailing the part of the journey from Teheran to Yokohama. (Summary by Availle)
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Travel

Description:

Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13.500 miles in Yokohama, December 1886. This is the second volume (of two) relating his travel experiences, detailing the part of the journey from Teheran to Yokohama. (Summary by Availle)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

19h 28m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:36


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:01


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

26:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

32:02


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

32:30


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

31:34


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

28:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

23:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

26:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

18:22


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

27:31


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:58


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

26:28


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

33:43


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

34:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

29:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

26:52


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

24:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

33:23


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

33:13


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

33:20


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

37:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

34:25


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

33:34


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

29:53


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

28:46


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

29:25


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

27:05


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

24:34


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

25:13


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

22:36


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

24:17


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

27:18


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

26:09


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

19:52