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The "Old Patagonian Express" was the last train Paul Theroux took in his journey from Boston to Patagonia. Some trains were superb, most were deplorable. It was a journey of contrasts in people, in temperature, in scenery, in altitude, and in attitude. The people were extraordinary, eccentric, replusive and individualistic. There was the appalling Mr Thornberry, the bogus priest in Cali and the blind writer, Borges, in Buenos Aires. Paul Theroux has also written "The Great Railway Bazaar".
Old Patagonian Express By Train Through the Americas by Paul Theroux available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to...