Traveling in the 1880s

The diary of Dr. Chaloner Clay is a collection of writings about life at sea in the 1880s. Although sailing as a passenger was for the wealthy only, it was still not exactly comfortable.

Kowloon Walled City

Kowloon Walled City was a city within a city in Hong Kong. It was originally a Chinese military fort but after the British took over Hong Kong in 1898, it turned into something completely different.

The Inca who refused to quit

Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui (died 1471) was one of the sons of Inca ruler Viracocha. Pachacuti was not the designated heir to the throne.