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and undulating road leads as from time to time along the seashore, then the nutmeg-trees make place for Pandans (screw-palms) of an extraordinary height, whilst the Canaries are replaced by no less gigantic Baringtonias, whose white crowTns of flowers cover the ground like so many bouquets made of silver thread. Now and then we can see through the fantastic branches or roots of this dense maritime wood, the blue surface of the sparkling sea, and its white breakers beating against the strangely-shaped rocks.
nutmeg-plantation at banda.
The continual rolling of these breakers tends to impress the lonely horseman, more and more, with the peacefulness of these majestically silent woods, and to absorb him in sweet reverie. All nature breathes rest an peace, both when we find ourselves alone in the midst of the trees, and when the monotonous cries of the nutters resound plaintively through the forests.
From time to time, we meet them roving about in the plantation,From time to time, we meet them roving about in the plantation,