Page 286

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Geneva to Lake Maggiore         286

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 place its depth furnishes fine fishing,  which is taxed five francs
per day.     Many places in the bridges require us to stop
under the rock.     One spot quite roomy but arching overhead
is called the church,  and spiked to the wall is a “poor box” into
which Anna put a franc.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 After buying a few photographs, we renter our carriage and
drive a mile further to the beautiful Bissevache [sic] Falls,  which
issuing from
the glaciers of
the Dent du
Midi falls
from a highth
of 200 ft into
this Valley of
the Rhone-
Back to 10
oclock Break   [-Sion-]
fast. in the train at 11 oclock,         we soon reach Sion and all
heads are thrust out of the car windows to see the quaint old
town with its two old castles upon eminences within the village

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The one on the left was the episcopal castle of Tourbillon built in
1294 and burned in 1788.    The other emmince [sic] was the old castle
of Valeria formerly a Roman fort, now a seminary for Priests.
The town contains about 4000 people

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At 2 P.M. we reach Sierre the present terminus of the
railway.      Enter the omnibus and drive to the principal Hotel where
several carriages are back into the sheds.     A contract is soon

Page 287

Source: https://wadetravels.org/?page_id=835