They then gently persuaded the manufacturers to lend them two factory-fresh Land Rovers. A publisher was even sweet-talked into giving them an advance on a book. By the time they were ready to go, their sponsors more than 80 of them ranged from whiskey distillers to the makers of collapsible buckets. In late , they set off.
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Seven months and 12, miles later, two very weary Land Rovers, escorted by police outriders, rolled into Singapore — to flash bulbs and champagne. After all, it was he who gave them that film.
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First overland; the story of the Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern expedition.
Seller Inventory GRP More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory SKU More information about this seller Contact this seller Published by Readers Book Club, London Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good.
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Age-tanned strips to map eps, fore-edges tanned, internally clean, pale blue boards a little marked, binding appears tight, inc. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory P Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Ships with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!.
Oxford and Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition
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About this Item: In slightly soiled dustjacket edges slightly chipped. With 24 plates 3 maps and endpaper maps. We hope their journey will inspire a new generation of travellers to pursue their indivual adventures. The team traversed the dusty deserts of Iran, passed through northern India the previous limit of any overland journey from London heading east , forded treacherous streams and rivers through Burma modern Myanmar and down through what was then called the Federation of Malaya.
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Upon reaching Singapore in , the expedition made headlines around the world. It was documented in three BBC films commissioned by Sir David Attenborough which showcased many remote corners of the world on film for the first time, as well as by a book authored by Tim Slessor. It was subsequently involved in an Ascension Island expedition, and would remain hidden and decaying on the tiny South Atlantic island for decades, before being rescued and restored by Adam Bennett in T hrough the eyes of two different generation of travellers, and the people they meet along the way, The Last Overland will uncover how much the world has really changed since The First Overland expedition.
Paying homage to the historic First Overland Expedition which made the first ever journey by road from London to Singapore in , we can only with the team the best of luck on their 10, mile, day journey back to London.