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Having obtained the passport, we started for Kedirie, at half-past five A.M. ; for as we had a long day's journey before us, we wished to have as much of the cool morning air as possible. '

The road, after passing Gedongtoerie, was the prettiest we had yet travelled over. Dense jun- gles of teak were on each side of us for a long distance, succeeded by very picturesque scenery, through which a large river directed its course, fertilising the fields and meadows between which it passed. Near Kola-Lengtrong we crossed a large lock, with several minor ones close by, all of which were well and substantially built, being considered quite the chef-d 'ceuvre of this kind of work in

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