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Journals 2.4 – Journal of Travels by G.E. Winants (Part 4)

The following is the concluding part of my essay on Winants’s journal.  See the earlier entries from 30th May 2015, 3rd June 2015 and 7th June 2015 for the first three parts. Winants was used to the dangerous life of … Continue reading

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Journals 2.3 – Journal of Travels by G.E. Winants (Part 3)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Winants’s journal.  See the earlier entries from 30th May 2015 and 3rd June 2015 for the first and second parts. A few days after Christmas, Winants embarked on a ‘tour to … Continue reading

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Journals 2.2 – Journal of Travels by G.E. Winants (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Winants’s journal.  See the earlier entry from 30th May 2015 for the first part. After a very brief look at the ‘beautiful boulevards and promenades’ of Brussels, the next country Winants … Continue reading

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Journals 2.1 – Journal of Travels by G.E. Winants (Part 1)

Garrett E. Winants was one of the richest men in America. Throughout his life he amassed a fortune of around six million dollars, money that he made in shipbuilding and property investments. He chose to spend his money travelling the … Continue reading

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