today is the great national holiday for all Poles around the globe - anniversary of the battle of Warsaw 1920
Returning to the stories of travel told by our master Fynes Moryson here we have one about traveling in Turkey, note cantering horses, no ambling and trotting etc :
They have a third commodious way for journeys, in the company of a Troop of Horse,
* images from Wikipedia Orientalist painters page and by Josef Brandt. In my previous post on Ottoman Turks I included various period images, including images of travelers etc, so do explore.