Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia - Maturin Murray Ballou

Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia

By Maturin Murray Ballou

  • Release Date: 1895-01-01
  • Genre: Europe


The following pages will be devoted to Scandinavia, Russia, and Russian Poland, this metropolis seems to be a proper locality at which to begin the northern journey with the reader. It was already nearly midnight when the Hôtel D'Angleterre, fronting upon the Kongens Nytorv, was reached. So long a period of uninterrupted travel, night and day, rendered a few hours of quiet sleep something to be gratefully appreciated. Early the next morning the consciousness of being in a strange city, always so stimulating to the observant traveller, sent us forth with curious eyes upon the thoroughfares of the Danish capital before the average citizen was awake.