T. Cook and son; J. H. de Bussy,
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KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ.
We take rooms at the Htel du Chemin de Fer, near the station, or at the Htel Bellevue, five minutes further on the main road, which intersects the place.
From the back room of this last hotel we can enjoy a lovely view of the valley of Tjiliwong and the wood-covered slopes of the Salak. The omnibuses of those hotels, we find at the station waiting for us. The Htel de l'Europe is smaller than those previously mentioned.
Buitenzorg is indeed charming, and it is well worth while to take a walk through it in the morning or in the afternoon when the rain has ceased. Often between 2a 5 p. m. rain falls here accompanied by a severe storm.
The Protestant Church, and the beautiful Club building on the main road, the military encampment, the great pasar ^market), race-course (the races take place twice a year, in May and September, and cause great enthusiasm), the beautiful bathing-place Soekadingin, opposite the station, the lunatic asylum, situated on the road ^
that leads across the Roode Brug (red bridge) and the cemetery, one and all give to the place a
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