Table of Contents

1967
The Adventures of Zerky
Maps

Map 1: Eurasia
Map 2: Europe
Map 3: Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, West Pakistan
Map 4: West Pakistan, India, Sikkim, Assam
Map 5: Nepal
Introduction
Germany

Letter From Munich
Italy
France

Letter From the French Riviera
Andorra
Letter From Andorra
Spain
Letter From the Blank Spot on the Map (South of Seville)
Portugal
Letter From the Algarve
Letter From Lisbon
Spain Again
Letter From the Liebana
France
Switzerland
Germany Again

Letter from Prague
Letter from Moravia
Brno, Moravia
Slovakia
Austria
Switzerland Again

Letter From the Matterhorn
Italy Again
Yugoslavia

JoAnne and Sarah in Yugoslavia, 1956
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Letter From Sarajevo
Montenegro
Letter From Montenegro
Serbia
Macedonia

Letter From Macedonia
Greece
Letter From Athens
Turkey
Letter From Istanbul
Letter From Somewhere in Anatolia
Letter From Near Mount Ararat
Letter From Mount Ararat
Iran
Letter From the Caspian Sea
Letter From Tehran
Letter From Shiraz
Letter From Iran’s Great Sand Desert
Letter From Zahedan
West Pakistan
Letter From Baluchistan
From JoAnne’s Diary: Baluchistan
Letter From Quetta
From JoAnne’s Diary: Quetta and Kandahar
Afghanistan
Letter From Kandahar
Letter From Ghazni
From JoAnne’s Diary
From JoAnne’s Diary: Kabul
Letter From Kabul
From JoAnne’s Diary
West Pakistan Again
From JoAnne’s Diary: The Khyber Pass
Letter From the Khyber
From JoAnne’s Diary: Rawalpindi & West Pakistan
Letter From Hussainiwala
From JoAnne’s Diary: Final West Pakistan Entries
India
From JoAnne’s Diary: Amritsar to Nepal, Assam and Calcutta, New Delhi, Taj Mahal, Shivpuri
National Park
JoAnne’s Take on the Taj Mahal
Letter From Shivpuri
From JoAnne’s Diary: Christmas Day
At Shivpuri and Kahuraho
Red-Hot Letter From Khajuraho
From JoAnne’s Diary: Benares
Letter From Benares
From JoAnne’s Diary: Patna and Bihar to Nepal
Nepal
Letter From the Himalayas
From JoAnne’s Diary: Katmandu
Letter From Katmandu
From JoAnne’s Diary: More Katmandu
From JoAnne’s Diary: Trekking to Annapurna
Second Letter From Katmandu
Back into India
From JoAnne’s Diary: Nepal to Kaziranga
Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam
Unfinished Letter From JoAnne to Her Friends
Letter From Assam
From JoAnne’s Diary: West to Darjeeling and Assam
Sikkim
Letter From Sikkim
India Again
From JoAnne’s Diary: West Bengal to Calcutta
Letter From Calcutta
From JoAnne’s Diary: Last Days in Calcutta
Thailand
From JoAnne’s Diary: Bangkok
Letter From a Bangkok Whorehouse
From JoAnne’s Diary: More Bangkok
China at Last
Letter From Hong Kong
Final Entry in JoAnne’s Diary
The Real World
Epilogue
In Memoriam
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About Zerky’s “Park”
About “Zerky’s Waltz”
Zerky’s Waltz
Index