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Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo : Volume 2

By Burton, Richard Francis, Sir

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Title: Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo : Volume 2  
Author: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Francis Burton, S. R. (n.d.). Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo : Volume 2. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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Chapter I. From Fernando Po to Loango Bay. -- the German Expedition. During the hot season of 1863, Nanny Po, as the civilized African calls this lofty and beautiful island, had become a charnel-house, a dark and dismal tomb of Europeans. The yellow fever of the last year, which wiped out in two months one-third of the white colony -- more exactly, 78 out of 250 -- had not reappeared, but the conditions for its re-appearance were highly favourable. The earth was all water, the vegetation all slime, the air half steam, and the difference between wet and dry bulbs almost nil. Thoroughly dispirited for the first time, I was meditating how to escape, when H. M. Steamship Torch steamed into Clarence Cove, and Commander Smith hospitably offered me a passage down south. To hear was to accept. Two days afterwards (July 29, 1863) I bade a temporary adios to the enemy.

Table of Contents
· PART II. The Cataracts of the Congo. · Chapter I. From Fernando Po to Loango Bay.--the German Expedition. · Chapter II. To Sao Paulo De Loanda. · Chapter III. The Festival--a Trip to Calumbo--portuguese Hospitality. · Chapter IV. The Cruise along Shore--the Granite Pillar of Kinsembo. · Chapter V. Into the Congo River.--the Factories.--trip to Shark's Point.--the Padrao and Pinda. · Chapter VI. Up the Congo River.--the Slave Depot, Porto Da Lenha.--arrival at Boma. · Chapter VII. Boma.--our Outfit for the Interior · Chapter VIII. A Visit to Banza Chisalla, · Chapter IX. Up the Congo to Banza Nokki. · Chapter X. Notes on the Nzadi or Congo River. · Chapter XI. Life at Banza Nokki. · Chapter XII. Preparations for the March. · Chapter XIII. The March to Banza Nkulu. · Chapter XIV. The Yellala of the Congo. · Chapter XV. Return to the Congo Mouth. · Chapter XVI. The Slaver and the Missionary in the Congo River. · Chapter XVII. Concluding Remarks. · Appendix


 

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