A 1882 oil on panel of British polymath Francis Galton, by German painter Gustav Graef. Picture: Alamy

Why travel advice from a 19th-century polymath is still relevant today

Sir Francis Galton’ s The Art of Travel, perhaps the world’s first travel guide, is full of practical tips and advice, from how to start a fire to surviving on carrion and insects

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A 1882 oil on panel of British polymath Francis Galton, by German painter Gustav Graef. Picture: Alamy
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