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the Michiel's Square, named after the General of that name, who was a famous soldier and statesman, playing a great part in the conquest and the settlement of the Padang highlands, and who was killed in 1849 whilst capturing the island of Bali.
Neither the European nor the dirty native quarters present anything of interest. The heat of the otherwise very healthy place, makes us long for the fresh, invigorating mountain climate of the highlands. These are best reached by the cogged-wheel railway, via Kajoe-Tanam to Padang-Pandjang, from which a side branch leads to the beautiful Fort de Kock and Paja-Kombo, whilst the main line goes through to Solok, and on to the Oembilin-coalfields.
DWELLING-HOUSE AT PADANG.
The Pass of the Anei.
Never did we see such a perfect counterpart to the celebrated Gotthard-Strasse from Gschenen to Andermatt, as the pass through the gap of the Anei-river, 15 km. long; from Kajoe-Tanam (143 m.Never did we see such a perfect counterpart to the celebrated Gotthard-Strasse from GA schenen to Andermatt, as the pass through the gap of the Anei-river, 15 km. long; from Kajoe-Tanam (143 m.