A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters from Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914 Sarah Elizabeth Baird

ISBN: 9781331260417

Published: September 27th 2015

Paperback

144 pages


Description

A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters from Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914  by  Sarah Elizabeth Baird

A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters from Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914 by Sarah Elizabeth Baird
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 144 pages | ISBN: 9781331260417 | 3.12 Mb

Excerpt from A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters From Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914Early in the morning we were on deck for our first sight of the Islands. We were impressed withMoreExcerpt from A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters From Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914Early in the morning we were on deck for our first sight of the Islands. We were impressed with the barren and unpopulated appearance of them, until, after several hours, we sighted Honolulu in the distance.

The city proper lies along the shore, with only scattered buildings on the mountain side, so that the perspective does not remind us of the Mediterranean ports, - except the boys swimming and diving for coins! - and when we learn that the ship will dock, it not only delights us, but quite convinces us that no comparison is to be made between this and the ports so much better known to tourists, for of all those we have previously visited, Colon and Constantinople are the only ones that have docked our ship.The color of the sea is the first thing we notice, for though not so blue as that around the Bahamas, it is a beautiful, clear, vivid blue.Our ship, the Matsonia, being the handsomest Matson S.

S. Co. boat ever having entered this port, and not only being on her maiden trip, but also having on board her owner, Captain Matson, there were thousands at the wharf to meet her. All whistles in town shrilled their greeting, and all the boats in the harbor gave salutes of welcome, so that for two hours there was much excitement.We were met by Bishop Restarick and received a very cordial welcome.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "A Travelers Mail Bag: Descriptive of the Paradise of the Pacific and California, Letters from Mrs. John E. Baird, February to August, 1914":


motosportshow.pl

©2014-2015 | DMCA | Contact us