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Title Miss Riggs' Diary
Date 25 Jan-25 Mar 1869
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diary of a female traveller on Cook's first grand tour to the Nile and Palestine in 1869. The journey begins in London and follows the party through Europe and into the Middle East. Entries describe the daily routine, recording dates and times, but also include some interesting personal reflections, particularly on the religious significance of the trip through frequent Biblical references.
Theme(s) Package Tours, Cruises and Organised Travel  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  
Regions Middle East  Europe  
Country/State Egypt  France  Israel  
Keywords Paris, food, sightseeing, Nile, church, guide, omnibus, hotel, steamboat, carriage drive, Cairo, pyramids, bazaar, art, architecture, temple, Jerusalem, religion, culture, museum, city, history, luggage, mosque, walking, scenery, bathing, Dead Sea, river, horse riding
Library Thomas Cook Archives
Language English
Copyright Permission granted by Thomas Cook Archives