Monday, February 26, 2007

April 30th/May 1st

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to see what there was interesting and discussing if we should venture to the “Native City” finally making up our minds to do so. Mr Walford called three rikshas and away we were sailing through the narrow Chinese streets to the old city, our ride ended. We engaged a Chinese guide to escort us. The streets were frightfully narrow and on either side all kinds of industry were going on. The Willow pattern tea garden being the most attractive thing to see in the “Chinese Native City.” Having seen enough, we returned to the Aston House, and took tea. Afterwards Mr Walford and Miss Jaques returned to the “Steamers Moon,” myself taking a night’s rest on land.
May 2nd we were called at the early hours of seven O’clock and to

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