T. Cook and son; J. H. de Bussy,
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KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ.
its outward appearance. It is situated on a lovely grassy plain surrounded by tjemara's, whilst a crystal clear brook of very cold mountain water, murmurs alongside of it, and fills a bathing pond. The garden abounds with roses, geraniums, fuchsias, mignonette, heliotrope, dahlias, and violets, whilst some European vegetables are also cultivated in it. Other provisions, visitors have to bring with them from below, as well as warm clothes, and a blanket.
The spot is bordered on three sides by the conical ridge of the Ardjoeno. Straight before us rises, perpendicularly, the east wall of the Widodarn, with its bare, grey, horizontal lines, and cleft in hundreds of spire-like columns. To the left of the highest top, the edge of this perpendicular wall descends like a mountain ridge, as far as a cone, that
rises to the front of dj oe no. Goenoeng (called by the Indro-we have at djiwa, of hind us on the right the bare Waliran.
As long main in the wood, the the Wali-ty easy, but edge of where only vacciniums
forest-lianes in the mountains.
east in the A r-This is the Ringgit
kila),whicb the Lali-course be-the left. To we observe cone of the
as we re-tj emara-ascent of ran is pret-above the the wood, the bushy and rhodo-
dendrons take root between the lava-stones, the road becomes steep and difficult.
The north-east wind also is often so piercing and cold that it becomes decidedly objectionable, which is the reason why tourists, directly they get on the top, involuntarily look out for shelter in the extinct pits of the crater, in order to protect themselves against the dry, piercing wind, and bask in the sun.
Along the partly collapsed edges of several former craters, that have destroyed and supplanted one another, and the side walls of which have partly remained standing like rocks, we at last, withAlong the partly collapsed edges of several former craters, that have destroyed and supplanted one another, and the side walls of which have partly remained standing like rocks, we at last, with