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Title Diary recording the travels of Edward Joseph Webb and his wife
Author/Creator Webb, Edward Joseph
Date 20 Apr 1905
Document type Travel Journal
Description Edward Joseph Webb and his wife travelled from London to Rome via Paris on a Cook's tour. Webb describes their departing journey by boat, rail and tram in detail as well as their travel companions. Webb notes short facts including the population numbers of the towns they pass through on their way to Rome, as well as elevations, lengths of tunnels and scenery. Using Rome as their base, Webb describes their sightseeing tours around the city and others in Italy, noting his impressions, history, the costs, and their travelling arrangements and experiences. Includes a breakdown of the costs of the trip and the distances travelled.
Theme(s) Package Tours, Cruises and Organised Travel  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  
Regions Europe  
Country/State Italy  France  Switzerland  
Keywords Rome, Djion, Venice, railway, Paris, money, steamboat, guide, food, alcohol, mountains, Genoa, Pisa, sightseeing, carriage drive, architecture, art, hotel, weather, tram, Geneva, Paris, Florence, Verona, Dijon, Milan, customs, Polytechnic, tram, scenery, currency, tour guide, religion, architecture, Colosseum, souvenir, shopping
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Library Thomas Cook Archives
Language English
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