Off the beaten track with Isabella Bird

Books / Reviews Dec 9, 2017

Off the beaten track with Isabella Bird

by Dana Macalanda

Isabella Bird was a tenacious traverser of continents, prolific Victorian era writer and the first woman awarded membership to the U.K.'s Royal Geographical Society. Isabella Bird and Japan: A Reassessment, by Kiyonori Kanasaka, Translated by Nicholas Pertwee. 312 pages RENAISSANCE BOOKS, Nonfiction. Wait, who? As famous explorers and all-around ...

In the footsteps of Isabella Bird

Books / Reviews Oct 25, 2014

In the footsteps of Isabella Bird

by Catherina Depaz

With a curiosity for exploring new lands and cultures in the late 1800s, British author, traveler and naturalist Isabella Bird blazed quite a trail, one that is followed lovingly by Kiyonori Kanasaka with his collection of photographs that capture Bird's heart and vision, replicating ...