East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Trail Provisions


reading challenge patch 2016 1So apart from old clothes, a few books, two compasses and two portable typewriters, we took with us from Peking only the following supplies: 2lb. of marmalade, 4 tins of cocoa, 6 bottles of brandy, 1 bottle of Worcester sauce, 1 lb. of coffee, 3 small packets of chocolate, some soap, and a good deal of tobacco…

Ready to go?1

  1. Ella Maillart adds pasta, curry, mustard and porridge to the list. 

Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

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