Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century


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The nineteenth century saw the expansion in popularity of travel among the wealthy. Add to this the independence more women were enjoying as they were released from work in the home, and we have the recipe for some intrepid female travelers. Here we see the stories of just some such adventurous women. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (12 hr 30 min)

Chapters

Countess Dora D'Istria 54:39 Read by Ellies
The Princess of Belgiojoso 30:52 Read by Jim Locke
Madame Hommaire de Hell I 51:55 Read by Jim Locke
Madame Hommaire de Hell II 49:36 Read by Jim Locke
Madame Hommaire de Hell III 6:47 Read by Jim Locke
Madame Léonie D'Aunet 13:16 Read by Lynne T
Miss Frederika Bremer Part 1 37:13 Read by Dovie Cross
Miss Frederika Bremer Part 2 37:10 Read by Dovie Cross
Mademoiselle Alexina Tinné 50:42 Read by Michele Fry
Madame Ida Pfeiffer I 10:47 Read by Piotr Nater
Madame Ida Pfeiffer II Part 1 42:43 Read by Piotr Nater
Madame Ida Pfeiffer II Part 2 37:21 Read by Piotr Nater
Madame de Bourboulon 1:00:41 Read by realisticspeakers
Lady Hester Stanhope Part 1 35:55 Read by jenno
Lady Hester Stanhope Part 2 33:57 Read by jenno
Lady Brassey Part 1 31:29 Read by Dovie Cross
Lady Brassey Part 2 29:48 Read by Dovie Cross
Lady Morgan 10:03 Read by jenno
Mrs. Trollope 32:45 Read by Ellies
Miss Harriet Martineau 21:05 Read by ADKreader
Miss Isabella Bird 34:44 Read by Availle
Lady Florence Dixie 10:28 Read by Dovie Cross
Miss Gordon Cumming 13:16 Read by Dovie Cross
Florence and Rosamond Hill, Lady Barker, Magyarland 13:05 Read by Sandra Schmit