On Horseback in Hawaii

When she did, the greatest female equestrian traveller of the Victorian age came to life. This book recounts the first of Isabella Bird's remarkable mounted adventures.

On Horseback in Hawaii

On Horseback in Hawaii

When the intrepid Isabella Bird landed in Hawaii in 1873, she discovered the islanders rode - everywhere - and the clergyman's daughter soon joined them. Having never ridden astride because of the English cultural taboo, Isabella was reluctant to cast aside her native equestrian traditions. When she did, the greatest female equestrian traveller of the Victorian age came to life. This classic account of thrilling equestrian adventure tells the story of one woman's discovery of both her own soul and the wide world beyond.

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On Horseback in Hawaii
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Isabella L. Bird
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11 - Publisher: Long Riders Guild Press

When the intrepid Isabella Bird landed in Hawaii in 1873, she discovered the islanders rode - everywhere - and the clergyman's daughter soon joined them. Having never ridden astride because of the English cultural taboo, Isabella was reluctant to cast aside her native equestrian traditions. When she did, the greatest
Ladies on horseback
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nannie Power O'Donoghue
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1881 - Publisher:

Books about Ladies on horseback
Paradise of the Pacific
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nannie Power O'Donoghue
Categories: Hawaii
Type: BOOK - Published: 1893 - Publisher:

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Circular of General Information Regarding Hawaii National Park
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nannie Power O'Donoghue
Categories: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1927 - Publisher:

Books about Circular of General Information Regarding Hawaii National Park
Travels in Hawaii
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-06-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

In 1899 a chartered yacht, the Casco, brought to Honolulu Robert Louis Stevenson and his family. The writer was then already at the height of his popularity in Europe and the United States. He spent the next six months and another, shorter period in 1893 in the Hawaiian Islands, participating

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