The trade route of caravans from Ladak to Lhassa followed this valley.
Not a steamer route nor trade route crosses this stretch of ocean.
The trade route across the Arabian desert had to be abandoned.
But hegemony by the trade route—provided only we continue to enjoy the freedom we have today—is sure.
I must not leave the Yung-ning River without saying a few words as to its importance as a trade route.
For the time being, however, the drawing of a political boundary across this trade route hinders the full resumption of the trade.
It is perhaps the ugliest track to call a trade route in the whole wide world.
Their splendid clippers successfully challenged the slower Britishers on every trade route in the world.
A branch ninety miles in length, from Quetta to Mushki, on the Seistan trade route, was opened in 1905.
So important a trade route would be developed, that from the tolls alone there would be revenue to construct great public works.