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Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains Isabella L. Bird

Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains

Isabella L. Bird

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ISBN : 9783829053907
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218 pages
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Women were scarce enough in the West of the late nineteenth century, and a middle-aged English lady traveling alone, by horseback, was a real phenomenon. It was during the autumn and early winter of 1873 that Isabella Bird made this extended tour ofMoreWomen were scarce enough in the West of the late nineteenth century, and a middle-aged English lady traveling alone, by horseback, was a real phenomenon. It was during the autumn and early winter of 1873 that Isabella Bird made this extended tour of the Rocky Mountain area of Colorado, when she was on her way back to England from the Sandwich Islands. What she called no region for tourists and women is today a popular resort, though some of the back trails retain their inaccessibility and wild aspect.