Colin Thubron: ‘I’m increasingly less proud of the west’ | Curio

Colin Thubron: ‘I’m increasingly less proud of the west’

16 mins | Sep 24, 2021

An interview with Britain’s greatest living travel writer. He has survived the run-ins with the Syrian secret police and the dangers of Uzbek drivers and has helped shape the west’s vision of unreachable places for several decades. Henry Mance sits down for lunch with Colin Thubron. They discuss his latest book on the Amur River and why he prefers to travel alone in his eighties.

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