5th October, 1931
Baba boarded the Orient Express in Calais after taking the ferry across the English Channel, arriving the next day in Milan, Italy. The group was met by Enid Corfe, who brought fruit, biscuits, cheese and cakes for them to eat before proceeding. The train reached Istanbul on the 6th of October, via Venice, Trieste, Belgrade and Sofia.
Early to mid 20th Century