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British Highways and Byways from a Motor Car

Being a Record of aA Five Thousand Mile Tour in England, Wales and Scotland

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,260 / 225 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.2
LoC Categories: G, TL
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,100
Added to site: 2005.12.13
mnybks.net#: 12127
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Travel, Audiobook

An interesting account of a motor-flight through England.

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ve stranger is not difficult; that a chauffeur or a guide posted on the roads is not at all necessary. The average tourist, with the exercise of ordinary intelligence and a little patience, can get about any part of the country without difficulty. One of the greatest troubles we found was to strike the right road in leaving a town of considerable size, but this was overcome by the extreme willingness of any policeman or native to give complete information--often so much in detail as to be rather embarrassing. The hundreds of people from whom we sought assistance in regard to the roads were without exception most cheerful and willing compliants, and in many places people who appeared to be substantial citizens volunteered information when they saw us stop at the town crossing to consult our maps. In getting about the country, little difficulty or confusion will be experienced.

Generally speaking, the hotel accommodations in the provincial towns throughout England and Scotland are surprisingly good. Of cours

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