Theascent is not steep, the road having been cut with much care on theside of a sandstone cliff. Jemmy was now in a district well known to him, and guided the boatsto a quiet pretty cove named Woollya, surrounded by islets, everyone of which and every point had its proper native name. d'Orbigny, is common to all the species of the genus; it is veryuseful to the Peruvian Indians, who use the dung for fuel, and arethus saved the trouble of collecting it. When we reached the foot ofthe main ridge, we had much difficulty in finding any water, and wethought we should have been obliged to have passed the nightwithout any. The shattered and baked rocks, traversed byinnumerable dikes of greenstone, showed what commotions hadformerly taken place. At the time of our visit, the females had within theirbodies numerous, large, elongated eggs, which they lay in theirburrows: the inhabitants seek them for food. The whole surface is covered byvarious kinds of stately trees, interspersed with patches ofcultivated ground, out of which houses, convents, and chapelsarise.
- Fall '16
- Bow, Ripeness in viticulture, cliff. Jemmy