88 The bottom of val narrow & has few trees. a few patches of meadow pastured & mowed long time. Many fine gardens [Sketch:] Fine wide valley on right going up near Oie village
89 [Sketch:] Small [Farms] on shoreline [however] in side hollows & on benches. The Romsdal a much grander valley. longer broader deeper & with much finer massive sculptures. There is much fine & striking variety in the broad floor. velvet meads [meadows] rosy groves. hazel dogwood, birch maple etc Huge taluses & moraines. immense [ ] falls in every style. The River a broad crystal swift gliding stream. road excellent goes to Cristianias [Kristiania] government road like the rail to Voss [Vossevangen]
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
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