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Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, 1913

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He married Martha Derbyshire on 15 May 1839 and they had six children. While touring Norway in 1853, he contracted cholera and died in Kristiana (now Oslo) on 6 September, a mere 8 hours after first showing symptoms of the disease. [5] As a local law prohibited the return of his body to England, he was interred in the Gamlebyen cemetery, about a mile from Oslo Cathedral. His gravestone is on the left by the gate near Oslo hospital. [6] [7] [8] [9] Rivington, John (1883). "Bradshaw's Railway Guide". Notes and Queries. London: John C. Francis. 8 (6th Series) (186): 45–46. ISSN 0029-3970– via Internet Archive. One of the world's oldest roller-coasters in Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens, the Øresund Bridge linking Denmark to Sweden, Vladimir Lenin, Lund, a smörgåsbord, a Highland Fling in Gothenburg, the Volvo, and Norway's heritage of plays, paintings and polar exploration.

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From the Swiss Alps to the shores of Lake Geneva. Caught up in a war zone with the Red Cross and rescued from an avalanche by a St Bernard puppy. Takes to the skies in a vintage biplane and tries watchmaking James Bond style. The Maserati sports car, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Carrara marble used by Michelangelo, Bologna, spaghetti bolognese, tagliatelle al ragu, and a high-speed boat trip across Lake Garda. Former British politician Michael Portillo used a copy of what was described as a Bradshaw's guide (the 1863 edition of Bradshaw's Descriptive Railway Hand-Book of Great Britain and Ireland) for Great British Railway Journeys, a BBC Two television series in which he travelled across Britain, visiting recommended points of interest noted in Bradshaw's guide book, and where possible staying in recommended hotels.Kerr, Michael (9 November 2012). "Bradshaw: the man behind the guide". The Daily Telegraph . Retrieved 2 December 2013. The pre-war Low Countries, Brussels, the French sector of the Western Front, the forest of Compiegne, and the signing of the Armistice. Portillo begins his journey in Palermo, capital of the Italian island of Sicily. Whilst visiting the Palazzo delle Poste government building he learns of its connection to fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Portillo travels to the southern city of Agrigento, here he explores the ancient Greek Temple of Juno, the gateway to the Valley of the Temples. He then travels inland to Enna to visit the former Mafia stronghold of Gangi. In Syracuse, Portillo visits the controversial monolith - Monumento ai Caduti italiani d'Africa (Monument to the Italian Fallen of Africa). The final leg of the journey is to Mascali, to visit Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna. Portillo travels the Ferrovia Circumetnea narrow-gauge railway to take in the magnificent vistas around the volcano, before taking the Funivia dell'Etna cablecar to the summit.

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They’re open seven days a week everyday of the year from 11h30 am to midnight –Covid was probably the first time Bouillon Chartier had closed since the war. You’ll find mainstays on the menu that would have been on the menu in Napoleon times; it’s not gastronomy that will blow you away, we just enjoy their towering plates of fries, the cheese, a massive dessert and the great people-watching.Guilcher, G. (2001), "Les guides Bradshaw (Londres et Manchester 1844-1939), notes bibliographiques", Lettre du Marché du livre (in French), Paris, no.79, pp.6–9 The Balkans, the Orient Express, the ancient city of Plovdiv, the region of Rumelia, the former capital of the Ottoman Empire ( Edirne), the Bosphorus, Turkish delight, and the Marmaray metro line underneath the Bosphorus. The third series had six journeys, in one of which Portillo went further afield to travel on the railways in modern-day Israel.

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