Department of Railways,
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IA jen riatcau. EASTERN JAVA 32. Route. 471
reflected on the water. Sometimes native women are seen washing by its edge, and a little ripple caused by this act spreads out gently in widening circles far into the centre, calling the observer's attention to the intense stillness of the water, while it lies there undisturbed, a reflection, perhaps, of his own mind at the moment. 1 ,akc Pakis can be reached from the sanatorium on foot in twenty minutes. At a distance of about forty minutes' trap-ride is Lake Wendali (or Mendali). 'Hie fare isJl. 2.
From Klakah a branch line runs to Locmadjang (19 kin.) and Pasirian (36 km.). Ixiemadjang is a starting-point of the excursion to Mt, Smeroe, and it has an hotel, called Grand Hotel. The railway from Locmadjang to Pasirian runs across two or three dry river-beds, which once drew their waters from Mt. Smeroe, but which are now dried up and filled with lava and ashes.
To Idjen Plateau, via Banjoewangi. The line extending eastward, via Klakah, runs across a plain, planted mostly with tobacco, to Kalisat, via Djcmbcr. At Kalisat it branches into two. One branch, continuing eastward, goes to Banjoewangi, and the other, running northward, goes to Bondowoso (the capital of Ihe residency of Besoeki), Sitocbondo, and Panaroekan. From Soerabaja to Panaroekan there is one fast train daily. The tourist should take this train to Kalisat (216 km., in about 6 hrs.) and thcncc take a local, train. Since the dining car of the fast train is detached at Djember, passengers wishing to take luncheon on the train should do so before the train reaches this station.
The distance between Djember :ind Kalisat Is 86 km. The fast train will cover this distance in about hrs. The line runs mostly along the southern toot of Mt. RaoenA (3,330 metres), and across several streams that rise in this mountain. At Ilanjoewangi is the Hotel Banjoewangi, where visitors should order horses for the following morning's trip to I.itjin.
Idjcn Plateau is an old crater, having an area of 53 A A A acres and surrounded on all sides by cratcr walls about 2,000 ft. high.