Isabella Bird

Isabella Bird and her stepladder and horse.

Isabella Bird

1831 – 1904

Isabella Bird was an intrepid traveler and writer who ventured as far as Tibet and the Hawaiian Islands. Her first voyage to the United States resulted in An Englishwoman in America. A great read! Google it! You can read it for free online. Do not miss page 324 where Isabella explains the American terms, “liquoring-up” and “sucking a greenhorn.”