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I enjoyed this book, and benefited from it.
First, I found it coherently and accessibly written, with a fluent prose that varied between romantic and whimsical. Read more
good reading through cultures and his experiences with humor and good writing, I learned also a lot of the east in a very pleasant trip on the magic bus. Recommended !Published 7 months ago by Helena
Wow - what a historical, enjoyable, and fascinating book to read. I have always been fascinated by anything related to the Silk Road and its impact on cultures, religions and... Read morePublished on June 6, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Big regret of my life was that I was too young to be a real hippie. At least that is what I've always thought. Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by Debnance at Readerbuzz
Growing up in the 1960's, and in college in the 1970's, I had heard about this trail and of those who traveled it, but I knew of nobody personally involved and in time it drifted... Read morePublished on June 12, 2011 by Benson And Banson
Being a traveller I read lots of travel books. I didn't expect much from Magic Bus but it was a glorius read and a lot of fun.Read this especially if you are a baby boomer.Published on May 21, 2011 by vlad
Magic Bus is an OK read although quite superficial at times. I concur with some reviewers, some of his encounters ring almost too good to be true... Read morePublished on September 10, 2010 by Overlander
Rory is a very talented writter .
His word choices are so ' visual '...
A fandozy must read !
...permeate this book. MacLean traces the fabled "hippie trail", the overland route from Turkey to India, which thousands of young people traveled throughout the 60s and 70s. Read morePublished on June 14, 2009 by bookwuman