Welcome to our site which accompanies the book Trains, Boats and Jaunting Cars, the holiday diaries of Jane Crisfield and Eva Hitching, written in the early part of the 20th Century.

To whet your appetite, why not have a look at the blog to see some highlights of their holidays.

Trains, Boats and Jaunting Cars is available from your local bookshop or you can order it online at Melrose Books

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Holland, 1926

To Edam, famous for its cheeses, Roman Catholic, House Boat to Volendam, noted for its picturesque costumes (the headdress tells one which town or province the women come from). Sitting on top and inside of house boats pulled by one man and pushed by another, men mostly fishermen, religion Roman Catholic. From harbour at Volendam … Continue reading Holland, 1926

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