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An Inland voyage

An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp, Belgium, to Pontoise, France.

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  • "works of Robert Louis Stevenson"
  • "Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes"
  • "Project Gutenberg etext of an inland voyage"@en
  • "Voyage en canoë sur les rivières du nord de la France et de la Belgique"
  • "Underwoods"
  • "Child's garden of verses"
  • "Edinburgh: picturesque not notes"@en
  • "Travels with a donkey in the Cévennes"
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  • "travel writing."
  • "An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp, Belgium, to Pontoise, France."@en
  • "An Inland Voyage (1878) is a travelogue by Robert Louis Stevenson about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. It is Stevenson's earliest book and a pioneering work of outdoor literature. As a young man, Stevenson desired to be financially independent so that he might pursue the woman he loved, and set about funding his freedom from parental support by writing travelogues, the three most prominent being An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1879) and The Silverado Squatters (1883) ..."@en
  • "An inland voyage is Robert Louis Stevenson's account of a trip that he once made in the area between Belgium and Northern France when he was 26 years old. Being accompanied by his friend and countryman Walter Grindlay Simpson, Stevenson travelled down the Oise River to finally reach close to the Seine River in France. Taking the names of Arethusa and Cigarette, the two friends mostly used canoes as their main means of transportation as long as they were not obliged to travel by rail. The book is divided into more than twenty chapters that minutely delineate the friends' itinerary. Despite the spread of factories and heavy industries in the area, the book paints the simplicity and spontaneity of 19th-century European life. Indeed, the book speaks about the boys' encounter with welcoming and amiable locals who are often very pleased to receive visitors from other parts of the world. Since the narrative gives a refreshing description of the region, its geographical characteristics and its different places of interest, namely its old castles and attractive landscapes, it has become a guidebook for travelers who wish to visit the area and relive the itinerary made by Stevenson and his companion."
  • "An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp in Belgium to Pontoise in France."
  • "An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp in Belgium to Pontoise in France."@en
  • "Robert Louis Stevenson was not only a gifted writer; he was also an indefatigable traveller. His thirst for adventure was formed by his boyhood visits to remote Scottish lighthouses, and he spent much of his life fleeing the rigours of cold climes and social orthodoxy. Along the way he travelled through the Cevennes with a donkey, booked passage to and across America, and finally famously settled in Samoa in the South Pacific. The canoeing trip through Belgium and northern France that Stevenson describes in An Inland Voyage was taken in 1876, when the author was 26 years old. Stevenson and his companion, Sir Walter Grindlay Simpson, each had a kayakA"-style wooden canoe, with a deck and rigged with a sail. Starting in Belgium and then travelling downriver in France from Maubeuge (near Mons) to Pontoise on the outskirts of Paris, the book paints a charming picture of Western Europe at a more innocent time."
  • "An Inland Voyage, details his canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. Pioneering new ground in outdoor literature, this was Stevenson's first book. He had decided to become free from his parent's financial support so that he might freely pursue the woman he loved; to support himself he wrote travelogues, most notably An Inland Voyage, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes and The Silverado Squatters. Stevenson undertook the journey with his friend, Sir Walter Grindlay Simpson, at a time when such outdoor travel for leisure was considered unusual and it resulted in this romantic and original work that still inspires travelers today."@en

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  • "Erzählende Literatur"
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  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey [in the Cevennes] ; Edinburgh : picturesque notes"
  • "An Inland voyage"
  • "An Inland voyage"@en
  • "An inland Voyage"
  • "An inland voyage : travels with a dopnkey in the cevennes"@en
  • "... An inland voyage"@en
  • "An inland voyage ... Eighth edition. With a frontispiece by Walter Crane"@en
  • "An inland voyage. Travels with a donkey. Edinburgh: picturesques notes"
  • "An Inland Voyage ... Third edition"@en
  • "Voyages en France: En canoë sur les rivières du Nord ; Avec un baudet dans les Cévennes"
  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey ; Edinburgh : picturesque notes"@en
  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey ; Edinburgh : picturesque notes"
  • "Voyages en France : En canoë sur les rivières du nord, Avec un baudet dans les Cévennes"
  • "An Inland voyage ; travels with a donkey in the Cevennes ; and the silverado squatters"
  • "An inland voyage. A new impression, with a frontispiece by Walter Crane"@en
  • "An inland voyage. A new impression, with a frontispiece by Walter Crane"
  • "Voyages en France : en canoë sur l'Escaut, la Sambre et l'Oise"
  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey in the Cévennes"@en
  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey in the Cévennes"
  • "An inland voyage. Travels with a donkey [u.a.]. By Robert Louis Stevenson"
  • "Inland voyage : travels with a donkey in the Cevennes, Underwoods, Child's garden of verses"@en
  • "Inland Voyage"
  • "Voyages en France"
  • "Sjöresa på landbacken"@sv
  • "Sjöresa på landbacken"
  • "Inland voyage"@en
  • "Voyages en France... En canoë sur les rivières du Nord : avec un baudet dans les Cévennes"
  • "An inland voyage ; Travels with a donkey ; Edinburgh:picturesque ; Notes"
  • "An inland voyage"@en
  • "An inland voyage"
  • "An inland voyage : by Robert Louis Stevenson"@en
  • "An Inland Voyage"
  • "An Inland Voyage"@en
  • "En canoë sur les rivières du Nord : récit"
  • "An inland voyage, Travels with a donkey in the Cévennes, &, The Silverado Squatters"
  • "An inland voyage : Travels with a donkey"@en
  • "An Inland Voyage ... With introduction and notes by R.E.C. Houghton"@en
  • "En canoë sur les rivières du nord"
  • "An inland voyage : travels with a donkey in the Cévennes ; & The silverado squatters"
  • "En canoë sur les rivières du Nord"
  • "An Inland voyage. Travels with a donkey in the Cévennes, and the Silverado squatters, by Robert Louis Stevenson"
  • "An inland voyage; Travels with a donkey: Edinburgh: Picturesque notes"@en
  • "An inland voyage, by robert louis stevenson"@en

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