I was provided with a receipt and duly and officially accepted as an excursionist. There was happiness in that but it was tame compared to the novelty of being "select."
The excursionists will have an opportunity to look over this, the "magnificent city of palaces," and visit the birthplace of Columbus, twelve miles off, over a beautiful road built by Napoleon I.
The ship will at all times be a home, where the excursionists, if sick, will be surrounded by kind friends, and have all possible comfort and sympathy.
This supplementary program also instructed the excursionists to provide themselves with light musical instruments for amusement in the ship, with saddles for Syrian travel, green spectacles and umbrellas, veils for Egypt, and substantial clothing to use in rough pilgrimizing in the Holy Land.
Coming home, a party of excursionists
from Chertsey or Isleworth passed us singing and playing music.
There was a large enclosed yard in front of the hotel, and this was filled with groups of villagers waiting to see the diligences arrive, or to hire themselves to excursionists
for the morrow.
The waves were colourless, and the Bournemouth steamer gave a further touch of insipidity, drawn up against the pier and hooting wildly for excursionists
Bert stood there in the middle of the bridge, in a place that most people who knew it remembered as a place populous with sightseers and excursionists
, and he was the only human being in sight there.
If he ever visited Sicily, the island of his agrarian fancies, he did so only as an excursionist
. Like Virgil's, his shepherd-boys are marvellously bookish, and speak in well-turned phrases.
In 1931, for example, the cigarette makers' "excursionist
club" travelled to Santander with thirty comrades from Logrono and a dozen from Bilbao to celebrate the May first holiday at the local tobacco factory.(38) In 1932, they returned the favor, inviting their counterparts from Logrono, Santander and Bilbao.
Unless one is lucky to hitch a ride with a resident, no excursionist
, hiker or cyclist is allowed to enter the Mount Santo Tomas forest reserve, where 'Forevermore,' the world-trending 'teleserye' (television series) was shot on location two years ago.
A temporary visitor staying less than 24 hours in a country.