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Title Diary of trip to Switzerland & Italy with Cook's Party
Author/Creator White, W L
Date Sep-Oct 1864
Document type Travel Journal
Description White's diary recounts the series of events that took place during each day of this Thomas Cook tour. He often gives the time of day, such as what time they got up and breakfasted, and what they saw. He is descriptive, especially about the Swiss landscape, but does not express many personal impressions or opinions. He does however reveal how busy the tour was.
Theme(s) Package Tours, Cruises and Organised Travel  
Regions Europe  
Country/State France  Switzerland  Italy  
Keywords steamboat, hotel, Alps, food, church, weather, art, Venice, gondola, market, Verona, Florence, Rome, sightseeing, architecture, museum, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Genoa, mountains, Geneva, Lucerne, lake, station, cathedral, walking, theatre, train
Library Thomas Cook Archives
Language English
Copyright Permission granted by Thomas Cook Archives