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1936--ON THE CONTINENT by Fodor's Travel

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3 years earlier than the beginning of WWII, Eugene Fodor released his first guidebook, 1936–-On the Continent–The pleasing trip Annual. Fodor's aim used to be to create a fun-to-read, each year up to date guidebook approximately Europe that emphasised the folks and tradition of a country--a radical switch from the conventional guidebook procedure. Seventy-five years later, at the Continentgives readers a nostalgic glimpse and nostalgic grand journey of pre-WWII Europe.Today, Fodor's is without doubt one of the world's biggest and such a lot depended on manufacturers in trip, protecting greater than six hundred locations around the globe in guidebooks.

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The baths, newly built along the beach and efficiently planned on modern lines, are among the finest on the Continent. The cabins are built under the Digue. They are very comfortable. Shower baths, hot or cold, can be taken before or after bathing, and if you haven’t brought your bathing things, everything can be hired for a very reasonable sum. ” All this is excellent for the circulation, and it is as well to encourage a good circulation, since that allows one to indulge in agreeable excesses.

There are people who cross this swimming. One must really be very hard up or very strange to undertake it. It’s so much more convenient to go by steamer. Especially as the sea is so smooth and calm in these parts. The seagulls accompany the ship. Are they the birds who each carry the soul of a dead sailor? Or are they messengers of brighter things, telling us that Belgium is waiting for us and that we shall be welcomed there as old friends? I hope Pierre will be there. Not that I’m afraid of travelling alone, but I know nothing of Belgium.

That is why, almost everywhere, foreign languages are spoken, and why so many people speak or understand English. We’re in Flanders here, and the Belgian coast is entirely Flemish. So are Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, and the county of Limburg. Roughly, one half of the country—the northern half between the coast and Holland and right down to Brussels—is Flemish. ” “Brussels is claimed by both races. As a matter of fact, there the two races are closely intermingled. ” “I understand. ” The Sea They wandered along the shore, the shore that stretche.

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