¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 other, and several squads of artillery teams drilling add interest to the picture. In the river are two water mills, anchored in the centre, the wheels driven by the current- 25 minutes stop.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Then to the large city of Vicenza where the road leaves the Prairie and passes between low ranges, while the peaks and eminences each side of us are crowned with many old castles and ruins.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At 4 P.M. we reach the city of Padua, the Prairie on our right and the Tyrol Mts far off on our left. For hours past the plains have been covered with Mulberry trees for the silkworms diet, as far as we can see, each tree having a grapevine running through it, their most common way of training the vines-
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 In every direction over this immense Prairie we catch glimpses of Villages, attracted by the peculiar high square towers, (Maintaining the same size from the ground upwards and frequently surmounted with colassal [sic] statues.) standing away from any other building.
¶ 7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 As we approach Venice the flat level land becomes devoid of bush, shrub, or tree, and thickly speckled with water pools until the land gives way entirely to water, when we find ourselves flying across the Adriatic on the railroad highway, but the water is yet shallow, as men are seen wading with the