Limburg Brothers, Detail from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, ca. 1390
Limburg Brothers, Detail from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, ca. 1390

Travel

... They had long outpaced the gentle attentions of Mikál's fellow creatures, and all the organising since had been Lymond's with Archie to assist, riding ahead to obtain food and fresh horses and provender. Thy dared not to take guides.
Because of the searchers at Gallipoli they could not take ship there either. In any case, in that season the large trading-ships with their holds full of passengers were rarely found in these parts, and Lymond wouldn't trust to a small vessel, driven by weather to frequent and perhaps dangerous anchorages; easily overtaken by a single powerful galley. ...
    from
    Dorothy Dunnett: Pawn in Frankincense, 28 - Constantinople and Thrace
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More about travels? Look up these links:

Discoverer's Web
Pilgrimage and Travel in the Middle Ages
Renaissance -- Exploration and Trade
Trade and Travel in the Middle Ages
THE INFLUENCE OF SPICE TRADE ON THE AGE OF DISCOVERY
The Ottoman Traders Guild

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