Ibn Battutah

Ibn Baṭṭūṭah,  the greatest medieval traveler and the author of one of the most famous travel books, The Rihlah (Travels). Ibn Battuta travelled to  India via Afghanistan, where he had to cross the H...

Marco Polo

Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kubilai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. Marco Polo arrived  on t...