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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 XVIII

Esteemed Readers, we are about to sail farther. Please, embark! Don’t leave souvenirs, wine & provisions unattended. We remind you of wild elephants & lions onshore. Our next stops are the Islands of Java & Sumatra. Have a nice voyage! … Continue reading

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

  Esteemed Readers, prepare to disembark! Take only necessary things as it won’t take us long to stay at the Cape of Capricorn. No spirits are allowed! In fact, there is plenty of wine in cosy Dutch pavilions. Be careful! … 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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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XIV

Esteemed Readers, we are almost at the Cape of Capricorn…but some unpredictable obstacles don’t allow us to arrive there yet. Stay calm, the crew is working out the situation.Treat yourselves with the crew biscuits. 🙂 Aboard the Oiseau, 17 May … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, goods news! We are near the Cape of Good Hope. The weather is changeable, prepare your raincoats & rain boots! 🙂 : Aboard the Oiseau, 10 May 1685 “A ship! We saw a ship! We are not alone … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, our vessel is moving towards the Tropic of Capricorn. We are very near it. Meanwhile we amuse ourselves with simple entertainments on board: Aboard the Oiseau, 8 May 1685 “…’When the wind changes, the weather does as well’, … Continue reading

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

  Esteemed Readers, we go on our voyage to the Tropic of Capricorn. Soon appetizers, fresh salads & best fishes are served! Enjoy yourselves! 😉🍤 Aboard the Oiseau, 3 May 1685 “…A little Zephyr is coming from the West. It … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, we continue our voyage to Siam. Good tidings: we are sailing towards the Tropic of Capricorn. The Lent period has been over. The Easter is being celebrated, so our menu has become delicious & sophisticated again.🎉🎉🎉 Aboard the … Continue reading

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