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This travelogue was once released in 1876 and comprises notes of a vacatin travel within the Autumn of 1876. precis from the Preface: the next pages include a checklist of impressions acquired in the course of a trip within the autumn of 1876 via Russia, the Caucasian international locations and the Turkish empire. they're first impressions in basic terms, for which no worth will be claimed other than that which belongs to impressions shaped instant, and (as the writer trusts) with no prejudice in favour of both of the states that are now contending within the areas right here defined.
It was once within the merry month of may possibly, 1887, that I first landed in China; yet from the 1st there has been not anything merry approximately China. It felt bitterly chilly, after passing during the tropics; and in Shanghai one shivered in a hot wrap, because the wind blew direct from the North Pole immediately at one's chest, until eventually sooner or later it all at once became really scorching, and all outfits felt too heavy.
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