Sheila Paine
The Golden Horde: From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean
August 21, 2018 Comments.. 292
The Golden Horde From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean In The Afghan Amulet Sheila Paine told the story of her extraordinary search for a mysterious amulet a journey that had taken her from the Hindu Kush to Bulgaria Here her quest continues Starting i

  • Title: The Golden Horde: From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean
  • Author: Sheila Paine
  • ISBN: 9781845112448
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • In The Afghan Amulet, Sheila Paine told the story of her extraordinary search for a mysterious amulet, a journey that had taken her from the Hindu Kush to Bulgaria.Here, her quest continues Starting in the forbidden valley of Palas in Pakistan, she travels through the former territories of the Soviet Union from Arctic Northern Russia, through the lands of Genghis Khan In The Afghan Amulet, Sheila Paine told the story of her extraordinary search for a mysterious amulet, a journey that had taken her from the Hindu Kush to Bulgaria.Here, her quest continues Starting in the forbidden valley of Palas in Pakistan, she travels through the former territories of the Soviet Union from Arctic Northern Russia, through the lands of Genghis Khan s Golden Horde and into Soviet Central Asia Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and into the wild Tien Shan She follows ancient trading routes, travelling in the footsteps of merchants and armies, chasing legends of goddess worship, traditions of Orthodox belief and stories of pagan superstition Her relentless pursuit, involving years of travel, finally ends on the island of Karpathos in Greece, where in a tiny church on Easter Sunday she finds the amulet a powerful talisman that is still used to ward off evil spirits Sheila Paine s search evolved into an unexpected journey full of twists and turns, dead ends and discoveries, ultimately revealing the ancient threads that culturally bind Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

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    1. Daren says:

      This book follows on from The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad in her search for to origins of an amulet bought in a London shop.She is certainly brave, undertaking some tough travel and certainly against the recommendations of others (not to mention the legal requirements of visas and closed routes). Despite being injured a couple of times she sticks with it.I like the organisation of the book - the short chapters following the route of the journeys, and like the previous b [...]

    2. John says:

      I liked the previous volume to this sequel "The Afghan Amulet" - this one was just as good, if not better! Highly recommended.

    3. Helena says:

      I've enjoyed all Sheila Paine's books. She's highly observant, forthcoming about her experiences, has a great sense of humor, and includes worthwhile information regarding her research on goddess motif textiles, amulets, and embroidery. Her experiences and notes are important information for women planning on travel in remote or unsettled regions. I've read many travel books by female reporters, authors, aid & relief workers but nobody is as upfront as Sheila. Maybe because the other writers [...]

    4. Liz Wager says:

      A great book about a fascinating journey. Paine's fortitude reminds me of Dervla Murphy and she paints a lively picture of her adventures.

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