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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XX

Esteemed Readers, attention! A great storm is approaching! Please, put on your raincoats & rubber boots, prepare some dry food suitable for hard rolling days! Good luck! We will survive! I promise!😊 Aboard the Oiseau, 21 June 1685 “It is … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XIX

Esteemed Readers, we are sailing along with rolling & storms, stillness & a happy wind. Long life the Kingdom of Siam we are going to contemplate soon! 🙂 Aboard the Oiseau, 17 June 1685 “It would have been better observe … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XVIII

Esteemed Readers, our voyage continues. We fight furious winds & terrible rolling. Please, keep you luggage well locked not to lose anything especially gifts you have acquired at the Cape! We do our best to provide you a secure trip. … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XVI

Esteemed Readers, hurrah! Get prepared! We are mooring to the Cape! We will spend a couple of days there, so take only necessary luggage. Vive le Roy! Aboard the Oiseau, 28 May 1685 “…We are pleased: the wind is strong, … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XV

Esteemed Readers, good tidings! The Cape of Good Hope is approaching! Soon we will enjoy comfortable Dutch huts, wonderful meat dishes & vegetables! The sea is favourable. Let fair wind be with us! Aboard the Oiseau, 23 May 1685 “…Studying … Continue reading

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