Pennworld

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Slide Show of Penn Overland Tours RY 288 which left
London on 30 July 1974 arriving in Kathmandu on
6 October 1974.Driver is Vernon Sayce;
with me (Jon Meyer) as the Tour Leader.
(Vernon died a number of years ago and was
from Hereford. His brother Roger Sayce
was also a Penn driver)

Photos courtesy of John Meyer

Pennworld operated from
122 Knightsbridge London SW1X 7PG
Tour notes from Marco Polo Explorer:
It was the last eastbound that Penn did ex London 21 Sep 1980 and into Kathmandu 04 Dec
An overland journey to India following the India overland trail through Belgium, Germany, Austria Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, & Nepal. Visting sites of Dubrovnic, Split, Kotor, Athens, Kerimoti, Istanbul, Galipolli, Troy, Delphi, Efes, Goreme, Nemrut, Tehran, Esphan, Persepolis, Shiraz, Kerman, Bam, Quetta, Kandahar, Kabul, Bamian Valley, Kyhber Pass, Indus river, Lahore, Punjab, Amritsar, Kashmir, Delhi, Agra, Taj Mahal, Vanaris, Patna, Raj Path, Kathmandu, Himalyas. All this undertaken in a 20 year old Asian Greyhound, Swagman Tours, LS Bristol bus. This Indiaoverland company was held together by Norm Harris an expatriate Aussie living in Windsor. With drivers like Bob Ashford, Geoff Lawrence, Clive Parker, Dave Watt, Ronnie Martin, John Witchard, Ken Mcdonald, Derek Amey & couriers Fred Fisher, Jos Livingstone, Peter Swift, Kieren Smith & mechanics Gordon Hammond, Graham Libby, Pomme John & Rastas just to name a few.