A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
by Isabella Bird
Publisher: University of Nevada 1879
Number of pages: 310
In 1854, Isabella Bird left England and began traveling as a cure for her ill health. This volume contains letters written during her six-month journey through the Colorado Rockies. Traveling alone, usually on horseback, often with no clear idea of where she will spend the night in what is mostly uninhabited wilderness, she covers over a thousand miles, most of it during the winter months.
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by Edwin C. Alberts - National Park Service
Rocky Mountain National Park comprises 400 square miles of the Front Range. There are more than 65 named peaks exceeding 10,000 feet. The Continental Divide separates slopes draining to the Pacific Ocean from those draining to the Gulf of Mexico.
by Roger Jacob Cantor - Crater Lake Natural History Association
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve is a protected area in the northern Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon in the United States. The 4,554-acre park, including the marble cave, is 20 miles east of Cave Junction, on Oregon Route 46.
by Tomas Carlsson - Smashwords
This travelogue is a collection of my notes from a bicycle tour in northern Sweden, Finland and Norway, in the land of midnight sun and mosquitoes. It can be read as information about bicycle touring or traveling in northern Scandinavia in general.
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The chief attraction that inspired Thoreau to make the trip was the primitiveness of the region. Here was a vast tract of virgin woodland, peopled only with a few loggers. No one could have been better fitted than Thoreau to enjoy such a region.