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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 jungles 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 'œuvre of this kind of work in

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