4 chapter summary of the Silk Road journey for xuanzang

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1 st 4 chapter summary of the Silk Road journey for xuanzang: traveled for 1 year from September 629 to early fall of 630. Already at the age of 27 his physical vigor and toughness were tested by extremes of temperature and sheer distances, and varieties of terrain. He had crossed both the Taklimakan desert and the desert of the red sands. He had traversed the Tian Shan Mountains and the Hindu Kush range. He
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Unformatted text preview: conversed with many kings from all kinds of lands, and cultures different from his own. He dealt with a caravan and a pack of men who accompanied him throughout his journey, he coped with robbers, related and preached to monks and prayed everywhere he could for guidance and safety, and fastened for his beliefs....
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