The Edge of the Orient (Classic Reprint)

The Edge of the Orient (Classic Reprint)

by Robert Howard Russell
     
 

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May found me on the Stid Bahn Railway, on an early morning train bound for Trieste.

For some time after leaving Vienna the route traverses a beautiful plain rising gradually into the hills, where the famous Voslau wine is pro duced. At Gloggnitz you reach the commence ment of the famous Semmering Railway, the pioneer of mountain

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Excerpt from The Edge of the Orient

May found me on the Stid Bahn Railway, on an early morning train bound for Trieste.

For some time after leaving Vienna the route traverses a beautiful plain rising gradually into the hills, where the famous Voslau wine is pro duced. At Gloggnitz you reach the commence ment of the famous Semmering Railway, the pioneer of mountain railroads, and begin the as cent oi the Styrian Alps, going through fifteen tunnels and over eighteen viaducts in the first thirty-five miles, while beautiful vistas of gray cliffs and green valleys are continually opening to you as you shoot out into the sunshine from the dark caverns which pierce the heart of the moun tains.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781330936573
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/08/2015
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

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