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Eighty Days to Hong Kong

Basil Heatter

Eighty Days to Hong Kong

The Story of the Clipper Ship

by Basil Heatter

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Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clipper ships

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10751411M
    ISBN 100374319804
    ISBN 109780374319809

    Around the World in 80 Days is written by Jules Verne and was first published in This adventure novel is about a single, rich, Englishman by the name of Phileas Fogg. Though Fogg is rich, he lives modestly and maintains the same schedule every day. Verne, Jules. "Chapter In Which Phileas Fogg, Passepartout, and Fix Go Each About His Business." Around the World in 80 2Go Edition.

    This great book of adventure is about a man named Phileas Fogg, who takes a wager to go around the world in no more then 80 days. He risks his entire fortune on this bet So he and his French valet Jean Passepartout make a tremendous journey Around The World In Eighty DaysSubmitted by Phileas Fogg.. Around the World in 80 days was written during a time of war between France and Prussia. Verne, Jules. "Chapter Showing What Happened on the Voyage from Singapore to Hong Kong." Around the World in 80 2Go Edition. Web.

    Hello Firoza S >>>pls advise us should we first visit Macau and thus have our flight arrival Macau or should we have arrival hongkong and visit Macau first by Kong and Macau are conveniently connected by 24 hour ferry service and there is even a ferry terminal at the Hong Kong international airport as well which allows you to go directly to Macau upon arrival or to consider.   6pm-7pm Shopping and more at Festival Walk. If you can only visit one mall in Hong Kong, make it this one – with a skating rink on the top floor, a Author: Olivia Lai.


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Eighty Days to Hong Kong by Basil Heatter Download PDF EPUB FB2

NATIONAL BESTSELLER On NovemNellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world.

Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was a young journalist from The Cosmopolitan magazine, Elizabeth by: 2.

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World - Kindle edition by Goodman, Matthew. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World/5().

But Hong Kong is a 24 hours a day, days a year city. The only reason for cramming onto these islands is to make money and do business, and if you want a.

Around the World in Eighty Days, travel adventure novel by French author Jules Verne, published serially in and in book form in Telling the story of the unflappable Phileas Fogg’s trip around the world to win a bet, it was the most widely popular of the Voyages extraordinaires series of novels.

Suez to Bombay -steamer – 13 days. Bombay to Calcutta – rail and elephant – 3 days. Calcutta to Hong Kong – steamer – 13 days. Hong Kong to Yokohama – steamer – 6 days. Yokohama to San Francisco – steamer – 22 days. San Francisco to New York City – rail – 7 days. New York to London – steamer and rail – 9 days.

The Rangoon reaches Hong Kong a day later. A pilot informs Fogg that the Carnatic would leave Hong Kong for Yokohama and Fogg is pleased as he had thought that he had missed the ship. Fogg has some hours before boarding the Carnatic, so he takes Aouda to the Club Hotel in the meanwhile.

The weather calms, though, and when they reach Hong Kong they discover that the steamer for Yokohama will not be leaving until the following day, since it needed an extra day for repairs. They realize, however, that Aouda's relation in Hong Kong had actually gone to Europe two years before, so Mr.

Fogg insists she continue on to Europe with them. 3 days. Calcutta to Hong Kong Steamer 13 days. Hong Kong to Yokohama (Japan) Steamer Jules Verne missed out on those two continents and so the title if the book - Around the World in Eighty Author: Trishit.

Choose another day from Around the World in 80 Days Country/sea: Hong Kong; Place: Hong Kong; Book page no: ; Next page; Previous page; Bookmarks will keep your place in one or more series.

But you'll need to register and/or log in. Set bookmark. RELATED PHOTOS. Welcome to the 80 Days wiki, a fansite dedicated to the globe-trotting choose-your-own-adventure gamebook for iOS, Android, PC and Mac based on Jules Verne's classic novel Around the World in Eighty Days.

You take on the role of Passepartout, the faithful valet of an eccentric English gentleman, Phileas Fogg, who has just made a wager to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days or less.

Together. These dates were inscribed in an itinerary divided into columns, indicating the month, the day of the month, and the day for the stipulated and actual arrivals at each principal point Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, San Francisco, New York, and London—from the 2nd of October to the 21st of December.

Throughout a large portion of modern history, the British Empire colonized and ruled over much of the world. Around the World in Eighty Days was written and published during this period of imperialism, and on his journey across the world, Phileas Fogg spends time in both India and Hong Kong, two territories owned and administrated by Britain at the time.

Around the World in Eighty Days is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (£2, in ) set by his friends at the Reform Club.4/4().

He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the THE AUTHOR: JULES VERNE Sea (), Journey to the Center of the Earth (), and Around the World in Eighty Days ().

Many of his novels involve elements of technology that were fantastic for the day but later became commonplace. To some extent the book reads like a diary, as Michael Palin starts each section of the book with a heading like "Day 42 - Hong Kong".

This reflects the fact that the whole trip was a kind of "race against time" effort, and being aware of how many days have passed and how many days are left before the magic number 80 arrives adds extra : Michael Palin. Around the World in Eighty Days Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any.

Start studying Around the World in 80 Days Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Around the World in Eighty Days is a fantastic journey by an Englishman and his manservant in The story is a comedy filled with exotic locations, cultures and suspense along the way.

Phileas Fogg, an Englishman, with his French manservant, Passepartout, create an unusual pairing with their distinct cultural backgrounds.

London > Suez (Cairo) > Mumbai – surface – Calcutta > Hong Kong > Yokohama (Tokyo) > San Francisco – surface – New York > London RTW Ticket from: € Land services quoted separately.

Round the World in 80 days is a classic Adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne,   The company is opening another location on Sept.

14 called Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration, which is inspired by Around the World in Eighty Days, Author: Amanda Fama. But, he nevertheless tells Fix about his adventures in India. Fix learns that the young woman, Aouda, will be accompanying Fogg till Hong Kong and no further.

Judge Odadiah takes a note of the confession that had escaped Passepartout and condemns him to go to prison for 15 days and to pay a fine of three hundred pounds.Best fiction and non-fiction books, novels and memoirs that take place *primarily* in the city of Hong Kong.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.Page 1 of 4.

More Books. More by this Author. Hong Kong is an island which came into the possession of the English by the Treaty of Nankin, after the war of ; and the colonising genius of the English has created upon it an important city and an excellent port.