Three Years in Tristan da Cunha

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Author: K.M. Barrow
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,254 / 228 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 371
mnybks.net#: 913
Genre: Travel

A simple and true description of daily life among a very small community cut off from the rest of the world.

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out of danger, and then we saw it steaming away with the fellow-passengers who had been so kind to us. Now, indeed, we felt we were leaving the world behind us. But we could see quite a crowd awaiting us on the shore and others running down the steep cliff to the beach. We were not allowed to land until the boat was drawn up on the shingle. There we found nearly all the colony and a swarm of dogs. We struggled up the bank of shingle over wet seaweed, and went round and shook hands with the elders. Seeing we had no hats, and the veils which we were wearing in their place were wet through, two of the younger women came forward and offered Ellen and myself a coloured handkerchief to tie over our heads, and, I think, tied them on. We were much touched by this kind attention and the welcome it conveyed.

When the boat had been drawn up to its place we sang the doxology, lingered a little, and then, conducted by the inhabitants, filed up the steep rocky road to the top of the cliff and on to the grassy common. T

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