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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Genoa to Menton 490

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 old village where we are to stay over night. “Grand Hotel de Londre”, small but clean, close to the roaring surf-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 22nd [December 1870] Breakfast over and off again at 8 oclock. Always in sight of orange orchards in which the abundant and beautiful yellow fruit looks very cheering but we know it to be sour and almost useless. Hundreds and thousands of baskets of oranges in sight at once, in the valley between the sea and the coast range of Maratime [sic] Alps. our road is always in sight of the sea, nearly all the way close by the water, along the cliffs, up, and down, winding around, occasionally through short tunnels, over causeways along the beach, always varying and interresting. Nearly all the way we see the grading, works, and workmen of the railway that is to connect Genoa with Nice. Much of it will be underground. The many tunnels are all completed. The entrance and exit of every tunnel is handsomely arched and ornamented with solid masonry- The iron rails are piled in neat order along the whole route- It was the same three years ago and Americans all ask “Why dont they put in a force and finish it in three months, the hardest part is finished?” but

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 [Hand-drawn map] – From Verona to Nice-

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