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Author Bewes, Diccon, 1967-

Title Slow train to Switzerland : one tour, two trips, 150 years - and a world of change apart / Diccon Bewes.

Publication Info. London : Nicholas Brealey Pub., [2014]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  914.94 BEW    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 300 p.ages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- The Junior United Alpine Club -- The city by the lake -- Unwrapping the Alps -- In hot water -- Over the hills -- Paris of the Alps -- Land of the frozen hurricanes -- Queen of the mountains -- Afterword.
Summary A travel diary from 1863 inspires author Diccon Bewes to retrace Thomas Cook's historic train trip that revolutionized tourism forever.
Subject Bewes, Diccon, 1967- -- Travel -- Switzerland.
Morrell, Jemima, 1832-1909 -- Travel -- Switzerland.
Cook, Thomas, 1808-1892 -- Travel -- Switzerland.
Railroad travel -- Switzerland -- History -- 19th century.
National characteristics, Swiss.
Switzerland -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9781857886252 (pbk.)
1857886259 (pbk.)
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