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Op Martinique en Sint-Vincent, de veelgeteisterde eilanden - De Aarde en haar Volken, 1904
Onze landgenoot, de heer G. Verschuur, wereldreiziger en cosmopoliet als weinig Nederlanders, heeft in de Tour du Monde van 12 en 19 September 1903 het hierna volgend reisverhaal doen verschijnen, waarvan het ons aangenaam is onzen lezers de vertaling te kunnen aanbieden. Daar ik Martinique goed ken, dank zij drie vroegere reizen, waarbij ik veel zag van Saint-Pierre en omstreken, had ik lust, mij eens op de plaats zelf rekenschap te geven van den omvang der ramp, die, buiten de vreeselijke uitbarsting van Krakatau in de Soendastraat van 1883, in de geschiedenis der menschheid haar wederga niet vindt. Ik zou tegelijkertijd ook t eiland Sint-Vincent bezoeken, dat eveneens door het geweld van den daar zich verheffenden vulkaan vernield was. Ik scheepte mij in op een engelsche paketboot, die van Southampton vertrekt, en nadat wij op Trinidad waren overgegaan op een ander schip van dezelfde maatschappij, kwam ik te Fort de France aan op den morgen van den 7den Januari 1903. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 27961
Author: Verschuur, Gerrit
Release Date: Feb 1, 2009
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