Sunday, January 22, 2012

A Lady Traveler

Executive summary by Darmansjah

Interesting to see traveling from the side of women, especially if written in the past, when the hobby that is still dominated by men. The book entitled "Hints to Lady Travellers" written by Lilias Campbell Davidson is the first travel guide for women, published in England in 1889. 

This book raised interesting things and important tips which, incredibly, is still relevant today. Ranging from etiquette to behave at the destination until the sea-bathing etiquette, to how to stop a taxi and how to deal with sunburn, this book will open your eyes about the world of women and traveling

Another case with Janet Wulsin. Together with her ​​husband Frederick, diving four years he explores Asia, the Gobi desert to the Yellow River. His experience immortalized in a book titled Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China and Mongolia, 1921-1925, written by his daughter Mabel H. Cabot. This book presents original photographs Janet about the culture, tradition, until the habits of local communities now may not be found anymore.

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