The Sherbro and Its Hinterland by Thomas Joshua AlldridgeThe Sherbro and Its Hinterland by Thomas Joshua Alldridge

The Sherbro and Its Hinterland

byThomas Joshua Alldridge

Paperback | January 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1901. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVI SIR FREDERIC CARDEW'S TOUR--{continued) We stayed only one night at Kamaror, and the following morning we left by the light of lamps, as we knew from what the chief stated that we had a long day's march before we could reach Kinta Balia, which subsequently proved to be twenty miles distant, with no town or fakai in between. We thought that the previous day's journey had been laborious, but it was as nothing compared to this day's work, for the country was even more mountainous, and the enormous quantity of granite boulders over the surface of the ground was positively bewildering, but withal a marvellous sight. After having travelled for five hours and a half we were thankful to halt for our morning meal under tall trees of exquisite foliage by the side of a stream, over whose rocky bed ran water of crystal clearness, which was indeed most acceptable. We could not, however, afford to remain here long,--forty-three minutes was the time we stopped. Going on we came to a beautiful waterfall about fifty feet wide. At the top it ran over a gentle slope of level granite in deathlike silence, until it fell over in a deep cascade to the broad rocky stream beneath with a deafening roar, churning the water up into a mass of foam. The peacefulness of the upper water gliding along so softly under the intense quiet of the majestic trees contrasted very strikingly with the infuriated pool beneath. On and on we went, until getting out of the forest six minutes later we struck a big road, crossed a stream and descended a steep incline to a barricade. Passing through we went by a long rocky slope leading to another barricade, which took us to a fenced-in narrow lane, very rocky and very steep, which led to a third barricade. This we also passed; scrambled o...
Title:The Sherbro and Its HinterlandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217611974

ISBN - 13:9780217611978