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Nostalgic Journeys

Nostalgic Journeys

By (author) Stefan Bitterle

$65.00

  • A unique cultural history of travel and tourism in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • This volume will awaken feelings of both nostalgia and wanderlust
  • Full of historic photographs that will amaze and delight
Full Description

Relax by the ocean or head to the mountains? This vacation planning debate-starter is actually a fairly recent invention. To people of an earlier era, both options seemed unappealing and nearly impossible to visit. It wasn't until railroads came along that remote areas became accessible, making travel agency founder, Thomas Cook, the inventor of modern tourism as well. Fishing villages turned into swanky beach resorts, out-of-the-way mountain hamlets became hot destinations for hikers and skiers, and humble inns blossomed into grand hotels.

Nostalgic Journeys takes you on an unforgettable trip through the last two centuries; ride the Orient Express to the Middle East, cross the Atlantic on an enormous steamship, follow Route 66 through the USA, or break through the sound barrier on the Concorde. Paging through this volume will remind you that traveling was and can be more than just sitting in traffic or enduring security checks. Travel can also be a stylish and sometimes adventurous way to experience the world and return home forever changed by exotic sights and sounds. Bon voyage!

Specifications
Publisher
teNeues Verlag GmbH
ISBN
9783832769000
Published
1st Jul 2021
Binding
Hardback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
8.75 in x 11.34 in
Pages
224 Pages
Illustrations
87 color, 74 b&w
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