The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia

Thom Wheeler


The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia

The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia

  • Title: The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia
  • Author: Thom Wheeler
  • ISBN: 9781849537445
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Paperback



Evoking a wonderful sense of place, Thom shares fascinating insights into the history, politics and culture of this eminent river, together with with eye opening encounters and hair raising experiences.The Way a River Went is an unforgettable and hopefully unrepeatable adventure.


Recent Comments "The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia"

Bit disappointed in this, Thom Wheeler spends a lot of time whining and seems really reluctant to do anything on this trip. In fact the last third of the trip is spent on a train missing anything, one major town he gets off the train and gets straight back on. The planning seems a bit odd too, for somebody who plans trips for people to Russia he didn't once book a hotel. He meets some totally mad Russians and each time he seems meek and hardly communicates with them. Maybe it's just his writing [...]

An entertaining travel story of walling, driving and rowing down the Volga river in Russia to attend a friends wedding with interesting history and incidents along the way.

Great read about the Volga River and the history that surrounds it. Some of the descriptions of the characters that were met along the way were hilarious. I enjoyed that it was about smaller cities and towns that most people don't write about and travel through.


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