BRUSSELS.- Together, Asia and Europe form a
gigantic continent, Eurasia , with an endless variety of landscapes,
fauna, and flora and an equally great diversity of peoples and cultures.
millennia past, Asia and Europe have had intense relations with each
by land and by sea, commercial and political links developed between
West. Conquerors such as Alexander the Great, Attila, and Genghis Khan
in search of glory, wealth, and power. Marco Polo was fascinated by what
on his travels through Central Asia and the Far East .