The Road Home June 6th 2009 And so, two months after getting onto a train in Beijing, I got off one in Luxembourg. As easy as that really.
That brings me to the end of my Silk Road journey. The Silk Road of course never was one road, but a network of trade routes, that criss-crossed their way across Asia between Europe and China and branched off to Persia and India. Most people at the time would also never have travelled ... read more
Europe » Luxembourg Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839, but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overr... ... read more