Join me to explore Maria Merian’s insects in Surinam, David Livingstone and Thomas Baines on the Zambezi, and William Bradford working his way through pack ice.
Some of the finest travel paintings of the century, covering areas which were still seldom visited, and ending with a spectacular view of the world’s 3rd highest mountain, Kangchenjunga.
Come travel through Europe and beyond in the magnificent watercolours painted by the author of ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’.
Would you fancy standing for around 11 hours on a series of three different trains, because your booking company claimed that seat reservations weren’t available, when they were?
Thomas Cook could take you anywhere in the world. Today we do better, although getting from the far south of England to the Outer Hebrides could be a bit too far.