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134 Barbara's Philippine Journey
river. But soon the quiet waters became roughened, and in a few moments we found ourselves among a crowd of rushing white-caps.
aWhat has happened?a cried Betty. aIs it a storm?a
One of our boatmen called out something in Spanish, and Father explained to Betty and the rest of us: aHe says, a These are the first rapids only. Soon we shall see much grander ones.a a
'The river had suddenly become very narrow, and on both sides were high, green cliffs hung with palms and vines.
aThis is the famous gorge of Pagsanhan, chil-
The gorge of the Pagsanhan RiverThe gorge of the Pagsanhan River