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Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 46 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 46
Brussels to London      similar appointments one would of had to pay _2:00 or _1.50 at the very least. The railway compartments are 1, 2 and 3 classes. There is no upholstering on the 3rd class seats. Sometimes there is an aisle down the side of the car connecting the compartments (2nd and 3rd cars), sometimes not. The people in the 3rd class are well dressed as the passengers of an ordinary American 1st class day coach. In England the full compartment (ten poeple) is uncomfortable. You sit in a narrow place and can scarcely move at all. Went to London via Ostende, 1st class on boat. Ostende and a lot of other towns are watering          :::::::::  August 5, 1905  places rising off the seashore in the  most compact style imaginable - the land dead level about them so they seem to rise straight out of the water 5 to 6 stories high, and very clean-cut, as if space were dear, Deadly ill crossing the Channel to Dover. The whole south coast of England is amazingly fortified! It isn't very obvious until you scan the cliffs closely The country part of England is very pretty - valley and hill with natural groups of trees -  a great change from Belgium. I saw bits of scenery, clusters of oaks in little valleys and swelling hills not so unlike bits I could pick out in Napa Valley.
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