Paperback 320pp Illustrated
9781843835073   Product Code: 21293
On foot, or on covered wagon, risking bad weather, wild beasts and robbers, unsure of shelter, and following barely known and mostly unmapped routes for months on end... The medieval traveller in Europe and Asia had a hard time of it. In this book, Ohler describes in vivid detail the conditions of travel - by land, river and sea, for pilgrimage, trade, sending messages or exploration; and in part two, draws on contemporary sources to give accounts of some well-documented journeys.