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KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ.
Weltevreden, the upper town of Batavia, is unquestionably the finest of the Indian towns, and quite worthy of being well known.
Whilst Batavia properathe lower town with its counting-houses and shops, its native and Chinese population, its canals and moats, its dust and dirt, and old-fashioned mansionsamakes anything but a charming impression, the upper tow^n, to which all Europeans return in the evening, reminds one of a gigantic park, in which villas are built in rows, and great trees shade the broad and gravelly paths, and spacious squares bring air and wind. Only Pasar Bahroe and Pasar Senn, with their Chinese shops, remind one of the markets at Singapore.
The European toko's at Rijswijk West remind of a street of shops in Europe, but at Rijswijk East and Noordwijk, European
rijswijk at weltevreden.
TANAH-ABANG AT WELTEVREDEN.TANAH-ABANG AT WELTEVREDEN.