¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 One hours delay finished my transactions there, while some of the stiffnecked passengers were compelled to wait over three hours in the broiling heat in consequence of their baggage being scattered all around-
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Many were the exclamations of delight as we looked from our windows at the beautiful harbor filled with shipping and at the fortifications with their many cannons and piles
of Balls, below us.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The first interresting [sic] duty was to get a restaurant dinner out of their French bill of fare, but we did it and were highly pleased with the cooking, the neatness and especially the new vegetables and delicious large strawberries, sweeter than anything at home. Our meal was taken on one of the porches facing the sea. Immediately in front and near us were scores of small sailboats twisting among the large ships at anchor, the most delightful accompaniment to a dinner that I ever experienced-
¶ 7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 After dinner we had a delightfull [sic] ride through the city and over the hills to the lighthouse. I should judge the city contains 30 to 40.000 inhabitants, is very hansome [sic] in some parts, but generally the streets are very narrow and very crooked. It is a great shipping port and the display of ships was grand, laying away into the heart