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    Slow Train to Switzerland

    Slow Train to Switzerland

    by Diccon Bewes (Nicholas Brealey Publishing) In 1863, the pioneering travel agent Thomas Cook took a group of British tourists on the first package holiday to Switzerland. One of them, a jolly young woman called Miss Jemima Morrell, kept a diary and 150 years later, English author Diccon Bewes set off on a three week trip to follow their itinerary, stay in the same places and discover how much has or hasn’t changed along the way from London to Lucerne. Slow Train to Switzerland is an account of both trips and a revealing look at the early days of tourism ...

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