I laid down on the floor and watched the Marco Polo diary with the contemporary footage and I felt like I took a trip.
Marco Polo says, that the great Khan of Tartary had posting stations twenty-five miles apart on the principal roads of his empire.
The way Marco Polo happened to visit the court of the Mongol emperor was this.
But Marco Polo nowhere says expressly that Asia is bounded on the north by the sea.
Marco Polo describes him so well that we will quote his own words.
Marco Polo was no greater wonder to the Venetians than Boone to me.
So celebrated a man as Marco Polo could not escape civic honours.
Marco Polo, "greatest of mediaeval travellers, was generally discredited."
About 1299 Marco Polo was set at liberty; he returned to Venice, and there married.
They are a civilized people, and were so in the time of Marco Polo.
1872, Anglo-Indian polo, from Balti (Tibetan language of the Indus valley) polo "ball," related to Tibetan pulu "ball." An ancient game in south Asia, first played in England at Aldershot, 1871. Water polo is from 1876 (in early versions players sometimes paddled about on barrels or in canoes). Polo shirt (1892) originally was a kind worn by polo players.