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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 surface of the water is pointed out as the entrance to the Blue grotto of which we have heard so much since our childhood.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A half dozen small boats transporting from two to four passengers each soon come along-side, and push^d^ off again loaded, while we watch our chance to do likewise. In ten minutes they have returned and we are fortunate enough to be among the second instalment [sic], Mr Castles boat leading, and fortunately also we are not compelled to quarrel with these miserable boatmen about prices, because our round trip tickets costing twelve francs each have paid all the expenses of landings

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 To enter the cavern we must all stoop quite flat as the entrance is only about three feet in diameter, but we can immediately raise our heads again as the cavern at once raise to forty feet in highth. Nothing unusual appears until we have gone some distance an [sic] look back towards the entrance, when we find the water a beautiful clear light blue, almost dazzling- We all feel disappointed, our wonderfull imaginings have not been realized, we had expect [sic] to find the rocks as blue as the water, but they are quite natural- nothing unusual except the water which is really charming.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 For some unknown reason the water outside of the cliff is also very blue, all the way to the steamer, and the “Blue grotto” is in consequence of the light striking the surface of the water lengthwise through the small opening, and contrasting with the darkness overhead- nothing more-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 In an hours time all of the passengers had finished and we were steaming away. One of the lady passengers remarked that this was her fourth trip, a little roughness of the sea each time having prevented them from entering the cavern until this time. Such is life- One never knows what they are missing until the facts are demonstrated, but

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