By Boat or By Road D.18.08.09

8 Aug

The Silk Road was a popular way of getting from one location to another and yet there were various sea routes as well.
And like the Silk road where no one really went from start to finish but instead would hand over merchants for several legs of the journey so did it happen at sea.
Often, no one boat would make the trip all the way from one to the other. A boat from China might get as far as India, then a boat from one side of India would go to the other side of India or perhaps to Persia, and then the boat from Persia would go to Egypt and so on.
Trade flourished in the late medieval period both by land and by sea.
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