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Alumni Travel Reading: Cruise the Face of Europe

The Waterways

Distant view of river and bridge

Secant, by SQ4RL

Travel and Memoir

Amsterdam Canal 4, by albrom

Cruise the Face of Europe

Hungarian parliament building

Budapest, by Marta Michalowska


Selected and Annotated By:

Alixandra Boucher
Collections Assistant

Rebecca Stuhr
Coordinator for Humanities Collections and
Librarian for European History

For more information, visit the Penn Alumni Travel Website.

Documentary: Amsterdam's Canals

Amsterdam's Canals: A Video Guide, 2013, The Guardian.

A short documentary of the beautiful waterways which flow through the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

For more from The Guardian, check out their Youtube channel.

Fiction and Non-Fiction Works

Cultural History

Art and Architecture

Stone spiral staircase

Melk Abbey Staircase, Melk Austria, by Shawn Harquail

Rhine River in Mythology

Legends of the Rhine, 1895, H. A. Guerber.

A compilation of some of the most legendary myths and folklore in German culture, many of which take place along the Rhine River.

Full text provided by HathiTrust.

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