Nothing can be more charming than a morning walk in the immediate neighborhood of Galle. Sketches of Ceylon.
View taken from today Gongala Mountain range near Gin Ganga river. Sri Lanka near Galle.
Wildebeest, also called the gnu. African scenery and animals by Samuel Daniell.
THE village that appears in this view is at the Orange River, and inhabited a tribe denominated Khoisan, settled on the south bank of that river.
WILTON HOUSE stands upon the site of the old Abbey, which, with the surrounding estates, was granted by Henry VIII., soon after the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539, to William, first Earl of Pembroke. Wilton is famous for its landscaped park and magnificent interiors.
Amoy town and harbour seen from Kalangsu (Gulangyu) Island in 1874. Fuh-kien (Fukien), China.
Guangji Bridge (Chaozhou). Kwangtung province, China around 1870. Illustrations of China and its people by John Thomson.
The one shown here stands on the right bank of the Han river, near Chao-chow-fu, and, like all the best examples of such edifices, the whole ground structure up to the first story is composed of stone.
The occupation of Macao by a grant from the head of the celestial empire to the Portuguese, as a reward for their services against the pirates infesting the islands at the mouth of the Canton river, took place on or about the year 1586.
The main source of the popularity and vitality of ordinary religious pilgrimages in all parts of the world seems to be this, -that they are among the few mundane activities in which keen physical and mental enjoyment may coexist with an exhilarating sense of religious fulfillment.