Through Scandinavia to Moscow

Through Scandinavia to Moscow

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"[...]the very similarity of the sounds: "Go Morn"-(good morning), "Farvel"-(farewell). Our fellow passengers were mostly Danes. This is their favorite route for coming home. They are a quiet, rather pensive people. The men, much of the time, were smoking, and drinking beer and a white brandy. The women were often sitting in the smoking room with them, enjoying, I presume, the perfume of tobacco, as every right-minded woman should, and it may be, also finding solace in the scent of the strong brown beer, which they are not themselves indisposed to quaff. The cooking on this Danish boat has been good. We have keenly appreciated the improvement upon the diet of roast beef, boiled mutton, boiled ham, boiled potatoes, and boiled peas steeped in mint, which we have been[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.87mm | 258.55g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507565798
  • 9781507565797