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SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER
CYPRUS AS I SAW IT IN 1879
page 115

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CHAPTER V. START FOR THE CARPAS. I DETERMINED to leave my two vans in charge of th head-man of Kuklia, as the drivers declared it woul be impossible to proceed into the roadless Carpas wi any wheeled conveyance heavier than the native tw wheeled cart. They had accordingly entered into contract to supply me with vehicles which the ma of ability Theodori assured me could travel to th extreme eastern limit of the island, Cape St. Andre "as he had been there himself, and knew the way. Georgi, who knew nothing of this portion of th country, believed all that Theodori said, and did his, bidding. Having lightened the loads by leaving alt that was not absolutely necessary safely locked within the vans, we started on ist March with camels, in addition to two native carts, taking the route directt east, across the extensive flat which at this time waJ dry and hard. There was nothing of interest in the day's march ; the travelling was easy along the hardened level surface ; we had a clear view of the cathedral and higher forts of Famagousta, and we passed near the ruins of Salamis, easily distinguishing the solitary pillars that had supported the ancient aqueduct which led the water from distant Kythreap

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