The Gulf Citizen Volume 1, No. 5

The Gulf Citizen Volume 1, No. 5

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...the mens sana in oore sano so requisite for continuous work, just looks around him to see where he i get the most change with the least cost--in other words, where he can get the st for his money. And a good many men will turn their eyes towards the Contint, because, in spite of the apparent expense of getting there, a well-managed trip II really cost less than if one went to Ramsgate, or Folkestone, and settled down to dear and cheerless lodgings. Also beciuse he knows that for change to be really equate it must be etmvplete, and he must for a time leave the beef and mutton atmos;-re ol his home behind him. Then by a natural transition he most easily turns s eye towards Germany, for recent excursion arrangements have reduced the cost of caching Bismarck-land to a very manageable point. And where, with less expenditre of time and money, could he more easily find himself in a new milieu f Those ho can walk, who have a sufficient command of the language, and do not order lings unknown to German usage, can compass their expenditure by an average of even to nine shillings a day; neither need this expense be markedly increased if adies be of the party. For those who are fond of walking tours, Germany offers a vide field of choice, and it is even possible, in a short space of time, to range over the )est walking ground in Northern Germany. Thus we will name several skeleton tours, none of which need cost the traveller any considerable sum, though in speaking generally of expense, it must be borne in mind that each person must add on what he or she requires in the way of additional luxuries. We cannot make allowance for idiosyncrasies, i. e., for those who require sherry, a beverage almost unknown in Germany, and so on. We speak for the reasonable...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236561023
  • 9781236561022