Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, Vol. 1 of 2: An Account of Travels on Horseback in the Interior, Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrines of Nikkô and Isé (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, Vol. 1 of 2: An Account of Travels on Horseback in the Interior, Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrines of Nikkô and Isé

Having been recommended to leave home, in April 1878, in order to recruit my health by means which had proved serviceable before, I decided to visit Japan, attracted less by the reputed excellence of its climate, than by the certainty that it possessed in an especial degree those sources of novel and sustained interest, which conduce so essentially to the enjoyment and restoration of a solitary health-seeker. The climate disappointed me, but though I found the country a study rather than a rapture, its interest exceeded my largest expectations.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Isabella L. Bird

Hardback

Published Date - August 22 2019

ISBN - 9780265193266

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm

Page Count - 435

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