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My two African journeys by Frank Gray

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Pagination271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26978453M
OCLC/WorldCa9905172

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   TWO AFRICAN JOURNEYS. In an ancient and closely settled land fateful journeys are for the most part short ones. The key-points of danger and safety are not far apart, and a mile or two may be the margin between success and failure. But in a country of infinite spaces the case is otherwise, and such a country is Africa. Acknowledging all Churchill's other accolades, we tend to overlook his claims as a writer of travel. A fine example is at hand in MY AFRICAN JOURNEY, the story of his excursion in Kenya and Uganda. Churchill's description of the East Africa of nearly a century ago makes an /5. (Cohen A27) (Woods A12) My African Journey was first published in a shorter form in The Strand Magazine (Woods C35), though the last two chapters in the book did not appear in the periodical. The illustrations in the book were selected from the magazine. The magazine serials total to ab words, while the book is ab

As Under Secretary of State for the Colonies in , Winston S. Churchill toured Britain's territories in East Africa. My African Journey, first published in , documents his travels and the people he met; he waxes lyrical on the natural beauty of Uganda and goes on to explore Egypt and Sudan via the . In November Hodder and Stoughton published My African Journey as a book, which was a substant words longer than the serialized articles. Both the Canadian and British first editions are striking, with a vivid red binding and a pictorial front cover bearing a woodcut illustration of Churchill with his bagged white rhinoceros.   About the Book The book describes Brian and Jan's visits to Africa, initially to visit their son who was a volunteer working for VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas). The visits inspired a wish to travel elsewhere which became their hobby in retirement. My Journey to Africa Follow in my footsteps as I back-pack across Africa to realize many of my boyhood dreams. This intimate journal starts my two month plus adventure in MOROCCO, visiting the holy cities of Fes and Meknes, shopping in the medinas of Marrakech, and trekking through the High Atlas Mountains.

Collector's Guide. My African Journey is Winston Churchill’s travelogue account of his whirlwind tour of Britain’s East-Africa territories as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies; his first official government book features eloquent and perceptive observations about Africa, and much big-game hunting, with young Churchill as guide.   As Under Secretary of State for the Colonies in , Winston S. Churchill toured Britain's territories in East African Journey, first published in , documents his travels and the people he met; he waxes lyrical on the natural beauty of Uganda and goes on to explore Egypt and Sudan via the White than a travelogue however. This second volume of An African Journey traces former enslaved Africans, along with their heroes, Sista and Breda Anancy (Ananse, Anansi), after Emancipation in the British Caribbean.   Great book on African adventure. If you like this book you will want to read the following 99 cent classics of African travels: 1. Alone Among the Zulus: The Narrative of a Journey Through the Zulu Country, South Africa () 2. First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar [Illustrated] () 3. Tropical Africa () s: