Thursday, February 22, 2007

April 26th

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At the Hong Kong Hotel. On rising the next morning , I explored the shops, and when I had seen sufficient of the town Miss Jaques and myself started for the Peak railway, going on foot some distance, we found (by asking an English gentleman) that we were going the wrong way. The gentleman kindly offering to escort us to the Peak Tramway, which we accepted, all three of us getting into Jinrikshas, and being driven to the tramway station where we got into a tram and our guide bidding us farewell, away we sailed up to the peak where one can get a view of sea and land for 4 miles. The scenery being most magnificent. On returning Miss Jauques suggested that we should be taken from the station to the Hotel in a “Sedan Chair” so for curiosity I agreed to the proposition, and it

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