Korea and Her Neighbours, Vol. 2: A Narrative of Travel, With an Account of the Vicissitudes and Position of the Country (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Korea and Her Neighbours, Vol. 2: A Narrative of Travel, With an Account of the Vicissitudes and Position of the Country

Fortified as to my project by the cort approval of the Governor, the courtesy Of the Telegraph Department, and the Singular splendour of the weather, I left Wladivostok by a red sunrise in a small steamer, which accomplished the 60 miles to Possiet Bay in seven hours, landing us in a deep inlet of clear water and white sand, soon to be closed by ice, at the foot Of low and absolutely barren hills fringing off into sandy knolls, where Koreans with their ox-carts awaited the steamer. A well-spread tea-table at the house of the Russian postmaster was very welcome. Such a strong-looking family I had seldom seen, but afterwards I found that size and strength are characteristic of the Russian settlers in Primorsk.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Isabella Bird

Hardback

Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780265525760

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.2 cm

Page Count - 357

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