The annexed view, taken at the foot of the Serra, near the Bridge of Boats, exhibits the most ancient part of the city of Oporto.
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Leading the spectator onward, and crossing to Villa Nova on the southern bank of the Douro, we come in full view of the city of Oporto
A view of the city of Oporto as seen from the Monte d’Arabida, looking directly up the majestic and beautifully winding Douro.
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The approach to Oporto by sea is remarkably beautiful. The view given in the vignette is taken from the garden of the Quinta of Senhor Joao Pacheco.
The Congress Hall has for many years held the palm of fashion among the rival Hotels of Saratoga.
Chinese pictures: notes on photographs made in China by Isabella Lucy Bird. The great imperial stone road planted with cedars sealed with the Imperial seal.
The Mohawks believed that its stillness was sacred to the Great Spirit, and that, if a human voice uttered a sound upon its waters, the canoe of the offender would instantly sink.
No one who has not seen this spectacle of turbulent grandeur can conceive with what force the swift and overwhelming waters are flung upwards.
The silence of the tropical rainforest on the ascent to Adams Peak in Sri Lanka and the almost complete absence of animal life.
It is perhaps too early to predict the future importance of the relatively quiet quay of Suez, the direct passage between Europe and Asia through the Red Sea.