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A Wayfarer In China

A Wayfarer In China

ByElizabeth Kendall

"When first planning a visit to West China, I set my heart on going in from the west, for I had long wished to see the wild, picturesque country that lies between the Burmese frontier and the Yangtse. Years before, I had looked across the border and promised myself that some day I would find out what lay on the other side. But when the time came the difficulty of securing a Chinese interpreter in Burma forced me to go to Hong Kong, and once there, lack of time made it necessary that I should choose the shortest route into West China, and that was by way of Haiphong and the Red River railway. After all, there were compensations. Even a fleeting vision from the windows of a railway carriage gives some idea of what the French are doing in their great Eastern colony..."

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Publication Date
Mar 15, 2015
Language
English
ISBN
9781312993037
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Elizabeth Kendall

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Format
EPUB

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