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Sunshine and Storm in the East

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A popular account of two voyages to Constantinople in a steam yacht, describing exotic locations and domestic life.

Anna, Lady Brassey (1839-1887) was an English travel writer best known for her accounts of ocean journeys undertaken with her family. This volume, published in 1880, contains Brassey's account of her voyages around the Mediterranean and to Constantinople in the Sunbeam, describing exotic locations and domestic life on board.


Preface; Part I. Constantinople, Ionian Islands (1874): 1. Our start - Ryde, Tangier, and Gibraltar; 2. Tetuan, Ceuta, and Sicily; 3. Athens, Greece, and the Archipelago; 4. Constantinople; 5. The Bosphorus and its palaces; 6. The Black Sea, Skutari, Broussa, harems; 7. Visits from Turkish ladies. Feast of Bairam. Walls and palaces of Constantinople; 8. The Sea of Marmora, Dardanelles, Smyrna, Ephesus, Chios, and Milo; 9. Zante, Ithaca, Cephalonia, Corfu, and Albania; 10. Paxos, Spartivento, Messina, and Naples; 11. Bastia, Nice, Paris, and home; Part II. Cyprus, Constantinople (1878): 1. Portsmouth, Brest, and Vigo; 2. Cadiz, Seville, and Gibraltar; 3. Oran and Cagliari; 4. Naples, Pompeii, Paestum, Capri, Messina, and Cyprus; 5. Island of Cyprus - Port Papho, Limasol, Larnaka; 6. Nikosia, Mathiati, and Famagousta; 7. Kyrenia, Morfu, Kikko, and Karavastasia; 8. Rhodes, Besika Bay, the Dardanelles; 9. Artaki Bay, English fleet, and Constantinople; 10. Adrianople; 11. Constantinople again, Gallipoli, Syra, and Milo; 12. Milo to Malea and Malta; 13. From Malta to Marseilles; 14. Home once more; Appendix; Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Sunshine and Storm in the East
Sous-titre: Or, Cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople
Code EAN: 9781108024624
ISBN: 978-1-108-02462-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Récits de voyage en général
nombre de pages: 498
Poids: 628g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T29mm
Année: 2010