Disturnell's American and European Railway and Steamship Guide, Giving the Arrangements on All the Great Lines of Travel Through the United States and Canada, Across the Atlantic Ocean, and Throughout Central Europe; Also Containing a

Disturnell's American and European Railway and Steamship Guide, Giving the Arrangements on All the Great Lines of Travel Through the United States and Canada, Across the Atlantic Ocean, and Throughout Central Europe; Also Containing a

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...to enter the Papal States, is required to have his passport vised by the Papal Consul, or Nuncio resident in the capital last visited by him; and, if taking the French route, much convenience will be the consequence if he procure the vise of the Nuncio at Paris. If this be impossible, the Papal Consular vise at some important town will suffice. The Austrian vise it also available for all parts of Italy. At each town the passport is examined and countersigned, for which a fee of two pauls has to be fiaid; and in garrison towns, the same formality is observed on caving. The traveler, before quitting Rome on his return, should obtain to his passport the n'iat of the representatives of the various dominions through which he purposes to travel. United States of America.--Office of the Minister Plenipotententiary, 138 Piccadilly. In Paris.--11 Rue Penthieire Consul's office, 27 Boulevard da Italiens. The whole system of passports, or passport business, (for a business it is, ) is an arbitrary nuisance which ought to be abolished by all civilized and enlightened nations. While the system exists it is necessary for travelers always to carry their passports about their person. LUGGAGE;.--Much luggage will be found inconvenient, troublesome, and very expensive. On the Belgian railroads, every pound of luggage is charged for. except such as you can carry into the carriage with you; in France, the heavy luggage is sent by an extra conveyance, which causes a separation for some days; on the Rhine, although you may take on board almost any quantity, it is not very pleasant to be running about Paris. Brussels, or any other much-frequented large town, looking for lodgings, at the tail of a truck with ten or a dozen trunks and portmanteaus. When engaging a...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236530675
  • 9781236530677