Tuesday, February 20, 2007

April 20th

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carriage (which we left at the gates) and walked through the gardens which are beyond words to express the beauty of in writing. The natives interested us very much by passing to and fro (there was some festivity on, which we didn’t understand) but nevertheless their attire was assuring to us strangers wearing lots of rings in their ears, noses and toes. So after being satisfied with what we had seen, in a short time the captain had given us, we returned to the “Steamers moon” refreshed for the sight of Penang.

The next day April 20th brought us to Singapore, where I’m sorry to say, we lose the best of the “Moon’s” passengers arriving in port in the evening. The captain gave orders, that the ship would remain there till noon the next day,

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