"Somebody must trespass on the taboos of modern nationalism, in the interests of human reason. Business can't. Diplomacy won't. It has to be people like us."
― ROBERT BYRON, THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Often referred to as "the travel writers' travel writer", Robert Byron's The Road to Oxiana is seminal piece of travel writing and one of our favourite books. The perfect blend of humour and sensitivity, of specificity and facetiousness, it is a must read for any one interested in travel