Drivers of 26 different nationalities came together to pit their wits and their cars by driving 40 days from the Great Wall of China, across the Gobi Desert. After the Gobi Desert came ten days of wilderness crossing Mongolias vast plains to Russia, then on to Moscows Red Square and St. Petersburg, to Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Germany. The survivors finally rolling into Paris for an amazing party. Even though 100 years have passed from the original ground breaking event, todays rally enthusiasts discovered that in Mongolia, conditions of poor fuel, problems of food, water and finding their way to distant horizons remained a challenge exactly as faced by the original pioneers.
This then is the inside story of the great driving efforts and human endeavor required to complete an amazingly challenging route. With 250 photos, official maps and inside information, this is a fascinating read for any motor enthusisast. The book also briefly describes the original event, including previously unpublished photographs.
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