4among the Deodar forests etc. Thence to Bombay, & Egypt up the Nile among the old towns & temples Obelisks Pyramids could not get to the Cedars of Lebanon or to the Holy Land on account of cholera From Port Said went through the canal & Red Sea to Aden & Ceylon, thence to the South and of the world Australia and New Zealand; thence through the Malay. Archipelago to the Philippines to Manila- thence Back to Hong-Kong & home by Japan & Honolulu. What a glorious time Ive had! but telling it in a letter is out of the questionIt is interesting to see that you are still inventing machinery. It brings back the old days at the Hollow. Soon like you I'll be 70 if all goes well, only 4 years are lacking but I dont feel old. Dave is older in appearance. Write soon or come to your faithfully John Muir
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